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Climate Change’s Big Reveal: The Inequality Problem

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earthjustice.org - In honor of Women’s History Month, I would like to focus not on the past, but on the future of women and the environment. Climate change is coming for us all, right? That is more or less correct, b...

Celebrating Women who make Environmental Protection Possible

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blog.epa.gov - In publishing her game-changing book in 1962, Silent Spring, Rachel Carson turned prose into a powerful tool for good. She transformed our perspective on the natural world around us, informing us o...

Did you know the “Wicked Witch” was a member of The Junior League?

connected.ajli.org - Although she had a 50-year career as a character actress in films, on the stage and on television, you almost certainly know her best as the Wicked Witch of the West in the MGM film classic, The Wi...

Searching for Lucy Parsons: A Racial Riddle

aaihs.org - This is a guest post by Emily England, a senior history and anthropology double major with a museum studies minor at Luther College. When I heard about the research Emily conducted last semester on...

Celebrating Women's History Month – Take the League Quiz

lwv.org - The month of March is widely recognized as Women’s History Month. From International Women’s Day to the anniversary of the deaths of Susan B. Anthony and League founder, Carrie Chapman Catt to the ...

This Women’s History Month, Remembering the Women That History Books Forget

lwv.org - This post is part of “Celebrating Women: Past, Present & Future,” the League’s series honoring Women’s History Month. In honor of Women’s History Month, the League was a proud co-sponsor of the Nat...

Finding Philosophy’s Female Voices

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today.duke.edu - For a long time, Duke’s philosophy education was no exception. But there are improvements afoot thanks to a new project led by Andrew Janiak, an associate professor whose expertise lies largely in ...

American Rhetoric: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- United Nations 4th World Conference Speech ("Women's Rights are Human Rights")

americanrhetoric.com - I have met new mothers in Indonesia, who come together regularly in their village to discuss nutrition, family planning, and baby care. I have met working parents in Denmark who talk about the comf...

Rad American Women A-Z

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nonfictionmonday.wordpress.com - Rad American Women A-Z Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Kate Schatz (Author) and Miriam Klein Stahlby (Illustrator) Booktalk: Like all A-Z books...

Happy 129th Birthday, Mary!

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connected.ajli.org - You know her as the founder of The Junior League.  And it’s a remarkable story.  At 19, a young New York debutante, daughter of one of the richest men in America, mobilizes a group of 80 other youn...

Honoring Two Pioneers in Accounting

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nasba.org - Author: David Sargent, NASBA Communications and Electronic Media Specialist Posted: February 20, 2015 The accounting profession lost two of its most inspiring members this past month. Bernadine Gin...

Three Women Painters of the Dutch Golden Age

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saintssistersandsluts.com - The Dutch Golden Age, roughly the seventeenth century, was a time when many aspects of Dutch life and culture were the most acclaimed in the world. Art was one of those areas, particularly painting...

A story incomplete: Virginia Alexander's life among Friends

afsc.org - Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble began her research on Dr. Virginia M. Alexander (1899-1949) because she is an unsung hero in the field of medicine. Dr. Alexander founded the Aspiranto Health Home in...

Women’s History in the Digital World 2015: Register now!

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greenfield.blogs.brynmawr.edu - Women’s History in the Digital World 2015, the second conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education, will be held on the campus of Bryn Mawr College on ...

What was Mary Baker Eddy’s perspective on women’s rights?

marybakereddylibrary.org - Eddy made few statements about this, but we do know that she valued the efforts of the women’s rights movement of her day. In 1882 she wrote her student Clara Choate: “let us work as the industriou...

Open Collections Program: Women Working, Diaries, Memoirs, and Journals

ocp.hul.harvard.edu - Diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and journals digitized for Women Working provide a broad record of daily life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Here you will find stories and recollections of wome...

The inspiring story of Team SCA, the all women sailing crew - A Mummy Too

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amummytoo.co.uk - Today (March 8) is International Women’s Day, a global call for female equality and empowerment and a day when thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achie...

Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month: The Women Whose Names We Don't Know, by Kate Schatz

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kidlitwhm.blogspot.com - Amen! My own daughter is a radical young woman--perhaps she will be in a future edition of your book. Your words about X are beautiful--thanks so much for sharing them with our blog audience.

Religion in American History: Some favorite books in honor of Women's History Month

usreligion.blogspot.com - Carol Faulkner "Progress of Woman," Library of Congress Several years ago, Kelly Baker published a series of posts (here, here, and here) on favorite scholars of gender and American religion for wo...

March: Women's History Month Spelling City April Elementary School Pompano Beach FL

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These 5 Women Entrepreneurs Should Be On Your Radar

blog.pixilatedphotobooth.com - Rebecca Woodcock, is the co-founder of CakeHealth, a system that helps "people to better understand and manage thier health care costs." Woodcock came up with idea for the company after watching a ...

Madam C. J. Walker, self-made millionaire - Amazing Women In History

amazingwomeninhistory.com - “I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the busine...

Book Review: “Anne Neville: Richard III’s Tragic Queen” by Amy Licence

flhwnotesandreviews.com - It is very unfortunate that little historical evidence or records exist regarding the life of Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick and wife of Edward of Westminster and finally King Richar...

Who Was Matilda Joslyn Gage? | Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation

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matildajoslyngage.org - Matilda Joslyn Gage was born on March 24, 1826, in Cicero, New York. An only child, she was raised in a household dedicated to antislavery. Her father, Dr. Hezekiah Joslyn, was a nationally known a...

Should women have the right to vote?

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connected.ajli.org - The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920, and officially became the law of the land on August 26.  As we celebrate the anniversary of this milestone in the development of women’s suffrage...

How many First Ladies were in The Junior League first?

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connected.ajli.org - Which is quite a few, when you consider that there have only been 20 First Ladies since Mary Harriman founded The Junior League in 1901. Eleanor Roosevelt had her introduction to public service as ...

Who was the first woman to…?

connected.ajli.org - Now, just in time for Women’s Equality Day, let’s take a look…

Abigail & Curly Connor in Bar Gundoom Castle in The Heart...

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tweetymail.com - Abigail & Curly Connor in Bar Gundoom Castle in The Heart of Applebutter Hill #Amazon #wmnhist #WHM2015 http://goo.gl/6HMxgK http://goo.gl/zqHSZI

In Lake Charles, Willie Mount is living a life of community service

connected.ajli.org - This is the second in a series of five stories during National Women’s History Month 2015 about Junior League members who have made a very visible mark on their communities through their election a...

Deborah Samson

revolutionary-war.net - Deborah Samson was one of the most memorable Revolutionary War women. She became one of the few women warriors of the era by disguising herself as a man and fighting with the continental army. Acco...

Thoughts about the Future

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perceptionsofpregnancy.com - The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and to facilitate an international and interdisciplinary conversation on pregnancy and...

This App Makes Your Phone Buzz When You Approach Places Where Women Made History

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magazine.good.is - The SPARK movement is aiming to put women on the map. After the non-profit noticed that Google’s daily doodles featured women only 17% of the time, they reached out to the tech giants. Google agree...

Advice for Aspiring #Writers: Get Your Editor On #editing...

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tweetymail.com - Advice for Aspiring #Writers: Get Your Editor On #editing #authors #writetips #WomensFiction #wmnhist #WHM2015 http://goo.gl/I0TtCj http://goo.gl/nKWZfp

Dandelion Hunter - Multnomah County Library

multcolib.bibliocommons.com - Dandelion Hunter Foraging the Urban Wilderness My Rating   set item rating to 0.5 out of 5. set item rating to 1 out of 5. set item rating to 1.5 out of 5. set item rating to 2 out of 5. set item r...

Votes For Women: A Call For Artifacts, Stories

newyorkhistoryblog.org - The New York State Museum in Albany has issued a call for artifacts, images and stories for its upcoming exhibit “Votes for Women Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial”, planned for the Fall o...

Enduring Lives - Multnomah County Library

multcolib.bibliocommons.com - Enduring Lives Portraits of Women and Faith in Action My Rating   set item rating to 0.5 out of 5. set item rating to 1 out of 5. set item rating to 1.5 out of 5. set item rating to 2 out of 5. set...

Teaching acceptance Through Fiction, #Freebies & More by ...

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tweetymail.com - Teaching acceptance Through Fiction, #Freebies & More by #YA #author #wmnhist #WHM2015 #womensfiction http://goo.gl/hcMv20 http://goo.gl/XTkZn1

How Old History Textbooks Covered Women, and Why That Matters Today – DEN Blog Network

blog.discoveryeducation.com - Hannah Dustin. Anne Hutchinson. Jane McCrea. Molly Pitcher. Pocahontas. Elizabeth Stark. What do these six women have in common? They are the only women included by name in the lengthy index of A B...

Hip Hop Feminism Film Festival: March 23 - March 31 2015

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hiphoparchive.org - The first ever Hiphop Feminism Film Festival is coming to The Hiphop Archive and Research Institute, Monday March 23rd. What is Hiphop feminism? What does it mean to be a female emcee and share you...

iTunes Resources for Women's History Month

indianajen.com - March is Women’s History Month and here is a great repository of resources via iTunes. You will find iTunes U courses, podcasts, books, apps, and more.

Companies run by women perform better

qz.com - There are lots of reasons why employing more women to run companies is a good idea. Greater gender diversity on boards, for example, helps with managing risk, growing revenue and increasing innovat...

Alaska P. Davidson, the FBI’s first female Special Agent - Amazing Women In History

amazingwomeninhistory.com - Alaska Packard Davidson (1868–1934) became the first female Special Agent in 1922, at the age of 54. She only served for two years before being asked to resign by newly-appointed Director J. Edgar ...

Bodega Pop: NIPPON GIRLS

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bodegapop.blogspot.com - Women have dominated the Japanese pop music landscape for a solid century, providing the archipelago with its most beloved and forward-looking artists, from Matsui Sumako, who recorded the country'...

5 Women Who Ran for U.S. President

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girlsspeak.org - As Hillary gears up for her run in 2016, many bemoan the United States’ lack of a female president. Throughout  its over 200 years of history, the holders of executive office have been entirely mal...

Please "Like" The Heart of Applebutter Hill to raise awar...

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tweetymail.com - Please "Like" The Heart of Applebutter Hill to raise awareness ab blind #women #author #wmnhist #WHM2015 http://goo.gl/6HMxgK http://goo.gl/cb176n

Women’s History Month - Elizabeth C. Quinlan...

hclib.tumblr.com - Elizabeth C. Quinlan (1863-1947) and her business partner, Fred D. Young, opened the first women’s ready-to-wear clothing shop in Minneapolis in 1894. Prior to the shop’s opening, most Minneapolis ...

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, self-taught scholar and poet of New Spain - Amazing Women In History

amazingwomeninhistory.com - Born in New Spain (now Mexico) in 1651, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a nun who wrote what is considered the first feminist manifesto. She was revered as a prodigy during her lifetime, and was one ...

Adeliza of Louvain, Queen of England

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thefreelancehistorywriter.com - Matilda of Scotland, the first wife of King Henry I of England died in May of 1118 and in November of 1120, Henry’s only son and heir William Adelin died in a tragic ship wreck. Henry was left with...

Contests | WDAS

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