Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Born 1936

“He templed his fingers, leaned back in his chair, and said, ‘Mrs. Lavendette, why do you reject your duty as a mother?'”

During the hour and a half I spent with Sonee, I came to believe that she is my elder self.  She fought against a lot of chauvinism, and paved the way for women in the engineering and automotive industries – all without a formal degree (she earned her Bachelors at age 55, and her Masters at 58).  You’ll love her.

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