Seeking to Understand

Eleanor Roosevelt during her goodwill tour of Great Britain, Nov 1942

Eleanor Roosevelt lived during a time when international travel was less common, and diversity was not celebrated as widely as it is today. She was, however, determined to understand the cultures and viewpoints of a wide variety of people.

First Lady and Pioneer

Eleanor Roosevelt worked with a diverse group of people to charter the fundamental human rights.

Eleanor Roosevelt used her position as the First Lady of New York State and the First Lady of the United States of America to influence politics and advance the cause of equal rights for people of color and the rights of women and the underprivileged.