Betty Friedan

"The Mother of Feminism"

About Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan was born in Peoria, Illinois (February 4, 1921) and later graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor's degree in psychology. She also wrote many books and became a Women's feminist. While she fought for Women's rights, she wrote some books including: "The Feminine Mystique," "The Second Stage," and " The Fountain of Age." Betty Friedan was also one of the first founders of the National Organization for Women in 1966. After doing many other things and having many other achievements, she died on February 4, 2006 from heart failure in Washington D.C.