March is Women’s History Month. … encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.
I chose this incredible woman based on her incredible contributions to the autistic community and her advancements in the humane treatment and handling of livestock worldwide.
Dr. Temple Grandin may look like she stepped off the set of a 1940’s western, but this lady is so much more than just an iconic figure. Very rarely is there a single human being that touches many, many lives in different ways. Dr. Temple Grandin is one of these rare people.
Her own struggles with autism have allowed her to rise to the top. As a successful scientist in the realms of animal behavior (and humane treatment), autism and, indirectly, women’s rights in the workplace, she is one of the most pivotal women of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Please take a few minutes to learn more about Dr. Grandin’s accomplishments and contributions here.