You are currently viewing Amelia Earhart: A Feminist Icon

Amelia Earhart: A Feminist Icon

On Amelia Earhart‘s legacy, Wikipedia offers this interesting observation, stating that she “was a widely known international celebrity during her lifetime. Her shyly charismatic appeal, independence, persistence, coolness under pressure, courage and goal-oriented career along with the circumstances of her disappearance at a comparatively early age have driven her lasting fame in popular culture. Hundreds of articles and scores of books have been written about her life, which is often cited as a motivational tale, especially for girls. Earhart is generally regarded as a feminist icon.”