When is National You Go Girl Day? October 11!
What is this holiday about?
Time to remember the courage of kathy sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space. On this day we are encouraged to appreciate the efforts of "ALL" the women you know.
How is this holiday celebrated?
This holiday is celebrated by saying "You Go Girl" to someone! Also by having a "You Go Girl get together"! Yep today can be party time so get all the girls together and celebrated all the females who have done something great for the year! That's right, gather everyone together for a few go girl drinks and give your female friends an extra pat on the back- "Youuuu Gooooo Girllll!"
Who is Kathy Sullivan?
Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan (born October 3, 1951 in Paterson, New Jersey) is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. A crew member on three Space Shuttle missions, she is the first American woman to walk in space.
"Sullivan is a 1969 graduate of Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California. She was awarded a bachelor in science degree in Earth Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1973, as well as a Ph.D. in geology from Dalhousie University in 1978."
"Sullivan served as an oceanography officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve with the rank of Captain. She has served as chief scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."
"Sullivan performed an EVA during Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-41-G on 1984 October 11. She flew on three space shuttle missions and logged 532 hours in space."
"After leaving NASA, Sullivan served as President and CEO of the COSI Columbus, an interactive science center in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Sullivan currently serves as Director for Ohio State University's Battelle Center for Mathematics and Science Education Policy and as a volunteer science advisor to COSI. She was appointed to the National Science Board by President Bush in 2004."
"In 2004, Sullivan was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame."
"In 2009, Sullivan was elected to a three-year term as the Chair of the Section on General Interest in Science and Engineering for the American Association for the Advancement of Science."
Origin of this Holiday?
Our research did not find the creator of this day. We did however find that this holiday does indeed exist. This is referred to as a "National" day -However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though, this is still a holiday to celebrate.
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