“Here’s to Strong Women: May We Know Them. May We Be Them. May We Raise Them.”

by Susan Fried


In celebration of International Women’s Day photojournalist Susan Fried combed through her archives to curate images of dynamic women past and present whose legacies and lives call for continuous commitment to carrying forward their work in fighting for equity in Seattle and beyond.

National Figures in Seattle

K Harris for Pres. 4
Kamala Harris
Women -Jane Fonda 1
Jane Fonda
Women -Lovelace 2018
Rev. Bianca Davis-Lovelace
Women -Latoya Ruby Frazier 2
-Latoya Ruby Frazier
Women Black Panthers elaine brown 3
Elaine Brown
Women hillary
Hillary Clinton
Women -Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw 2015
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw
Women Soledad Obrien 2005
Soledad O’Brien
Women liz 2
Elizabeth Warren
Women-M. Jemison 1
Mae Jemison
Women-Maxine Waters 2018
Maxine Waters

Local Figures

Woman Officer Cookie 2
Detective Denise “Cookie” Bouldin’
Women - Ijeoma Oluo
Ijeoma Oluo
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Aretha Basu
Women - Mitzi king county sheriff
Mitzi Johanknecht
Women Kelli Brown 2018
Rev Kelli Brown
Women -dorlie
Dorli Rainey
Women-Aneela Afzali 2018
Aneela Afzali
Women -carmen best
Carmen Best
Women -immigration Maru
Maru Mora-Villapando
Women -pat wright-2
Pat Wright
Skyway 51
Devin Chicras
Women mayor durkan
Jenny Durkan
Women harriet
Rev Harriet Walden
Women -Saldana 2018
Rebecca Saldana
Tammy Morales
Women -sue bird
Sue Bird
Women indigenous community
Cecile Hansen
Women Jayapal b&w
Pramila Jayapal
Women ortega 1
Estela Ortega
Women Santos
Sharon Tomiko Santos
Women Sawant
Kshama Sawant
Women-aclu Michele Storms
Michele Storms
M. Lorena González
Women Toshiko Hasegawa_(1)
Toshiko Hasegawa
Women-artist Esther Ervin
Ester Ervin
Women-Dr. Mimms 3
Maxine Mimms
Women- 3(1)
Aneelah Afzali, Rev. Harriet Walden, Kibibi Monie (from left to right)
Women-Nikkita 2020 1
Nikkita Oliver

Enduring Legacies

Women -Ms Vicki 1
Vickie Williams
Women -UW Science dept emeritus
Millie Russell
Women Lois Price Spratlen 2001
Lois Price Spratlen

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