Betty Friedan
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"Betty Friedan" was an American writer, activism/activist, and feminist. A leading figure in the Second-wave feminism/women's movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique is often credited with sparking the Second-wave feminism/second wave of American feminism in the 20th century. In 1966, Friedan 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".

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