I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped me to establish my professional identity. Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, someone would ask me to get coffee.
– Bella Abzug
(1920 – 1998), American Congresswoman, lawyer, and social activist. She instituted Women’s Equality Day: the celebration falls on August 26th and was first established in 1971 to commemorate the passage of the 19th amendment, which gave American women full voting rights in 1920.