Women’s History Month 2021 #WHM21 #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenInSTEM

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Happy Women’s History Month! All through March we will be celebrating women who have made an impact. From celebrities of their time to some overlooked heroes, join in as we post Monday through Friday.

You can also follow along on social media with #WHM21 #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenInSTEM

Last year was the 100th anniversary of the 19th Ammendment. Because of 2020 there wasn’t really time to honor the theme. So once again the theme will be Valiant Women of the Vote.

Mrs despard second from the right at the front row and news photo 1612372913

Oprah Magezine has a nice history of why we celebrate in March:

It all began with one single day in 1908 in New York City when thousands of women united and marched for better labor laws, conditions, and the right to vote. A year later on February 28, in a gathering organized by members of the Socialist Party, suffragists and socialists gathered again in Manhattan for what they called the first International Woman’s Day.

Read more! and for more information visit: Womenshistorymonth.gov, National Women’s History Alliance, and Womenshistory.org


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