Gaining Strength from Women

Posted by KB Gibson on March 4, 2017 in Write Time Blog |

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 to the past, present, and future. Each year, I look for new ways to recognize […]

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Why We Need Women’s History Month

Posted by KB Gibson on April 1, 2016 in Write Time Blog |

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 that matter, so were Americans of different races. A group in California decided to hold […]

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Native American Women in History

Posted by KB Gibson on March 15, 2016 in Write Time Blog |

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 great women. What about Native American women? Can you name notable Native American women in […]

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Women’s History Month Arrives Again

Posted by KB Gibson on February 28, 2015 in Write Time Blog |

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 of people who don’t fall in the white male category. People should be recognized for […]

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Why Women’s History Month?

Posted by KB Gibson on March 30, 2014 in Write Time Blog |

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 the rest of the year? Women don’t make history one month out of the year. […]

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