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Women with Moxie. mox·ie noun \ˈ mäk-sē \ MOXIE: courage, determination. Khaled Hosseini. Born in Kabul, Afghanistan Father worked with government Relocated to Paris Later to U.S. because of Soviets Studied medicine in California Wrote The Kite Runner in 2001

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Women with moxie

Women with Moxie

mox·ie noun \ˈmäk-sē\

MOXIE: courage, determination


Khaled hosseini
KhaledHosseini

  • Born in Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Father worked with government

    • Relocated to Paris

    • Later to U.S. because of Soviets

  • Studied medicine in California

  • Wrote The Kite Runner in 2001

  • Wrote A Thousand Splendid Suns in 2007

  • KhaledHosseini Foundation


Maya angelou
Maya Angelou

  • Born in 1928 and Raised in Missouri and Arkansas

    • Racism

    • Sexual abuse

  • First African American female cable car conductor

  • Passion for arts

  • Helped Malcolm X and Martin Luther King

  • Wrote I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings in 1970

  • Currently teaches at Wake Forest University


Jaycee dugard
Jaycee Dugard

  • Born in 1980 in California

  • Kidnapped 1991 by Phillip and Nancy Garrido

    • 11 years old

    • 18 years

    • 2 daughters

  • Discovered in 2009

  • Reunited with family

  • Started JAYC Foundation (Just Ask Yourself To Care)


A thousand splendid suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Afghanistan during wartime

  • Mariam

    • Illegitimate child

    • Mother died so married to Rasheed

  • Laila

    • Childhood

    • Bomb

  • Battles overcome together

    • Motherhood

    • Taliban

    • Rasheed



Concrete angel martina mcbride
“Concrete Angel” – Martina McBride Steve McCurry in 1985

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XO5bhAbO9DM

1:17-1:48


I know why the caged bird sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Steve McCurry in 1985

  • Maya’s obstacles

    • Racism

      • Stamps

      • Dentist

      • Job

    • Abandonment by mother

    • Rape

    • Homelessness

    • Teenage Pregnancy



Listen beyonce
“Listen” - Steve McCurry in 1985Beyonce

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc1R1JMTMKQ

0:36-1:35


A stolen life a memoir
A Stolen Life: A Memoir Steve McCurry in 1985

  • Jaycee’s Obstacles

    • Kidnapping

      • Sexual abuse

      • Pregnancies

      • Identity

      • Parents

    • Reuniting with family

      • Media

      • Adapting and adjusting


Jaycee s interview with diane sawyer
Jaycee’s interview with Diane Sawyer Steve McCurry in 1985

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKHbUDcCQ8g

  • 0:28


Women with moxie1
Women with Moxie Steve McCurry in 1985

  • Mariam and Laila

    • Sacrifice

    • Friendship

    • Tenacity

  • Maya Angelou

    • Bold

    • Learned from her mistakes

    • influential

  • Jaycee

    • Endured

    • Inspires many


Lessons learned
Lessons Learned Steve McCurry in 1985

  • Perseverance

  • Impact of friendship and motherhood on survival

  • Live life to the fullest because life is short

    • YOLO


Works cited
Works Cited Steve McCurry in 1985

  • Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House, 1970. Print.

  • Dugard, Jaycee Lee. A Stolen Life: A Memoir. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. Print.

  • "Google Images." Google Images. Web. 16 May 2012. <http://images.google.com/>. For “Flower Vendor” photo, photo of KhaledHosseini, photo of Maya Angelou, A Thousand Splendid Suns book cover, photo of Afghan girl, photo of Jaycee’s shed, and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings book cover

  • Hosseini, Khaled. A Thousand Splendid Suns. New York: Riverhead, 2007. Print.

  • "KhaledHosseini | A Thousand Splendid Suns." KhaledHosseini | A Thousand Splendid Suns. Web. 16 May 2012. <http://www.khaledhosseini.com/>. For KhaledHosseini biography

  • Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster. Web. 16 May 2012. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/>. For definition of moxie

  • Sakuma, Paul. "Inside Jaycee Dugard's Terror Tent." Cbsnews.com. Columbia Broadcasting System. Web. 16 May 2012. <http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-504083_162-5276725-4.html?tag=page;next>. For pictures of Jaycee's living conditions

  • "Welcome to Maya Angelou’s Official Site." Maya Angelou. Web. 16 May 2012. <http://mayaangelou.com/>. For Maya Angelou’s biography

  • YouTube. YouTube. Web. 16 May 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/>. For “Listen” music video, “Concrete Angel” video, and Jaycee’s interview with Dianne Sawyer


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