VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: DANA DENSMOREveteranfeminists2022-10-19T14:53:28-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
“We Were Female Liberation.”
Scholar, teacher, theorist and publisher. Worked at MIT as a computer scientist designing the onboard computer for Apollo in the 1960’s. Co-founded with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, the journal No More Fun and Games, 1971. Co-founder of Ja Shin Do, a school of feminist martial arts, 1974. Organized the first continental conference for teachers of women’s martial arts and self-defense, 1975. Editor and publisher of the magazine Black Belt Woman: The Magazine for Women in the Martial Arts and Self Defense, 1975 – 1976. Officer of the Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press in 1972. Founded the Green Lion Press.