Women's History Month
Posted: March 27, 2015
Did you know at the age of 11 Michelle Wie, an American Golfer, won both the Hawaii State Women’s Stroke Play Championship and the Jennie K. Wilson Women’s Invitational?
Michelle started playing golf when she was 4 years old and continues to play golf as a professional in the LPGA Tour.
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Posted: March 03, 2015
Here's a great story about Principal Nadia Lopez, of Mott Hall Bridges Academy. She's making a true difference in the lives of students.
Posted: March 10, 2013
Dolores Huerta, Civil Rights Activist: Women are Extraordinary: Women's History Fact
Did you know in 1965 Dolores Huerta, a civil rights activist and a leader in labor rights, organized a boycott to protest the dangers of pesticides to grape pickers in California?
The boycott resulted in improved wages and conditions for farm workers in the grape industry.
Before Dolores became an activist, she was a grammar school teacher.
Posted: March 08, 2013
Helen Keller: Women are Extraordinary: Women's History Fact
Did you know even though Helen Keller was blinded by an illness when she was a child, she grew up to become a best-selling author, a leader in the Women’s Rights Movement, and a supporter for people with disabilities?
Helen Keller helped the world realize that people with disabilities are intelligent and can make great contributions to society.
Posted: March 04, 2013
Celebrating Women’s History: Women are Extraordinary
Did you know the original idea of celebrating Women’s History was created in 1981 when Congress passed Public Law 97-28., which requested the president to create a week of celebrating Women’s History?
It wasn’t until one year later that the first celebration of Women’s History took place.