Celebrating Women's History Month
In the United States, the celebration of women's history and contributions to society and culture has been observed annually during the month of March. While there is still work to be done to ensure equality, women continue to shatter preconceived notions, dominate in their respective industries, and change the world in both big and small ways.
GROUNDBREAKING WOMEN FROM HISTORY YOU SHOULD KNOW
Each and every day, women continue to make history in real time.
Notable women in hollywood
Women have been the stars of tinseltown since Hollywood was Hollywoodland. Now they're fighting for equal pay for their work all while taking the gold statues home.
female athletes who have dominated sports
From Florence Griffith-Joyner, who still holds the title of world's fastest woman from her performance at the 1988 Olympics to Serena Williams, who's won more Grand Slam singles titles than any tennis player in the open era, women have accomplished plenty in sports.
women changing the political landscape
Though there has still not yet been a female president in the United Staes, women continue to break barriers on the political stage.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman confirmed to the Supreme Court. While Maura Healey and Tina Kotek made history as the first openly lesbian governors elected in the US.
HOW WOMEN’S ROLE IN SOCIETY HAS EVOLVED
From the passing of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, to the women's equality movements of the '60s and '70s, society has come a long way in the last 100 years.
EQUALITY IS STILL AN UPHILL CLIMB
Though women in the United States have come so far, there is still much work to do as there continue to be double standards for women both professionally and personally.