#8665 Overall Influence

Dorothy Height

American activist

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From Wikipedia

Dorothy Irene Height was an African American civil rights and women's rights activist. She focused on the issues of African American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. Height is credited as the first leader in the civil rights movement to recognize inequality for women and African Americans as problems that should be considered as a whole. She was the president of the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years.

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Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

New York University

Private research university in New York City

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#8 World Rank
Social Work
#680 World Rank
Political Science
#11957 World Rank
Communications