Quotes by Betty Friedan

About Betty Friedan:

Betty Friedan is often credited with sparking the second wave of American feminism in the 20th century. In 1966, Friedan co-founded and was elected the first president of the National Organization for Women (NOW), which aimed to bring women "into the mainstream of American society now [in] fully equal partnership with men".

Author Bio

  • NameBetty Friedan
  • DescriptionAmerican activist
  • BornFebruary 4, 1921
  • DiedFebruary 4, 2006
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionJournalist; Writer
  • AwardsHumanist Of The Year; National Women's Hall Of Fame