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100 Women In 100 Years

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. In honor of this significant milestone in history, I came up with 100 historical moments featuring women in America since the passage of women’s … Continue reading

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The Year of the Woman

The year 2020 has arrived, and I can hardly contain myself. Not only is it the dawn of a new decade, but I think it has the potential of being so much more. I think we’re looking at the Year … Continue reading

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We All Need Heroes

As someone who has studied writing for a very long time, I am familiar with the Hero’s Journey. It was first described by mythologist Joseph Campbell as a common story pattern. From ancient myths to today’s blockbusters, people are drawn … Continue reading

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Share Women’s History

Today is the last day of Women’s History Month. In recognition, I have created 55+ posts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest this month trying to publicize the many fascinating women in history. Some are well-known–Susan B. Anthony, Sally Ride, … Continue reading

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Gaining Strength from Women

March has arrived once again, and not only do we celebrate spring, but we have the honor and responsibility of celebrating women through National Women’s History Month. I want to connect with others—men and women—in the contributions women are making … Continue reading

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Why We Need Women’s History Month

Another Women’s History Month has come and gone. It’s important to reflect on how it started and why continue it each year. An awakening began in the U.S. in the 1970s. Women were largely invisible in the history books. For … Continue reading

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Native American Women in History

When recognizing women past and present, many heroines are white. Increasing numbers of African American women are finally being recognized—Sojourner Truth, Bessie Coleman, Mae Jamison, Condoleezza Rice, Lena Horne, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman. Still, it’s only a fraction of the … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Arrives Again

2/28/15 Today is the last day of Black History Month. Tomorrow is the first day of Women’s History Month. Native American Heritage Month lands each November. It’s unfortunate that we have to have these special months to recognize the achievements … Continue reading

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Why Women’s History Month?

As we close out another Women’s History Month, I have to admit to mixed feelings about this recognition. Do we need this month or do we acknowledge contributions of a special few for a month and then forget them for … Continue reading

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