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ENG081: Basic Writing Skills (Alpaugh)

This guide was designed to support students enrolled in ENG091, however, others researching writing might also find the content useful.

Servant leaders

Thurgood Marshall - First African American Supreme Court Justice

Princess Diana - British royal & charity worker

Eleanor Roosevelt - First lady

Malala Yousafzai - Pakistani activist for female education

Mahatma Gandhi - Leader of Indian independence movement

Harriet Tubman - Abolitionist

Sojourner Truth - Abolitionist & women’s rights activist

Harvey Milk - First openly gay elected CA public official

Sandra Day O’Connor - First woman Supreme Court Justice

Liu Xiaobo - Chinese human rights activist

Kofi Annan - Secretary General of UN

The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)

Oscar Arias Sánchez - Former Costa Rican President

Desmond Tutu - South African social rights activist

Juan Manuel Santos - Colombian President

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - First elected female head of state in Africa

Barack H. Obama - US President

Martti Ahtisaari - Finnish politician & international peace worker

Mohamed ElBaradei - Former head of UN nuclear watchdog agency

Mother Teresa - Catholic saint

Abraham Lincoln - US President during Civil War

Albert Schweitzer - German philosopher

Indira Gandhi - Only female Prime Minister of India

Shirley Chisholm - First African American woman elected to Congress

Benazir Bhutto - First woman to head a Muslim majority nation

Cesar Chavez - American labor leader & civil rights activist

Florence Nightingale - Founder of modern nursing

Harriet Jacobs - Abolitionist & African American writer

W.E.B. Du Bois - Civil Rights activist

Pope Francis - Argentinian born sovereign of the Catholic Church

Mohamed Bouazizi - Tunisian street vendor who set himself on fire

Jimmy Carter - 39th President of the United States