Women’s History


March is Women’s History Month.

Celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of women in America by finding out what you didn’t know about these amazing role models with quizzes and video.

Phenomenal Women

How well do you know the world’s most important female figures?

GI Jane

Know the ranks of brave women in the military.

  • 532px-ClarabartonwcbbradyRed Cross

    Clara Barton founds the American Red Cross, still one of the largest humanitarian foundations

  • 413px-Curie-nobel-portrait-2-600Physics

    Marie Curie is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics; she won again in Chemistry eight years later

  • 596px-Napoleon_Sarony_-_Elizabeth_Cady_Stanton_and_Susan_B._Anthony_-_Google_Art_Project-croppedVote

    The 19th Amendment is ratified allowing women to vote, a culmination of the suffrage movement led by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  • 220px-Amelia_earhartFlying

    Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean

  • Little_Rock_Desegregation_1957Integrate

    Elizabeth Eckford, a black student, was the first to integrate into an all-white school in Little Rock, Ark.

  • 463px-Betty_Friedan_1960Mystique

    Betty Friedan publishes "The Feminine Mystique," challenging the status of women. The book is credited with starting the modern feminist movement

  • Billy_Jean_MoffittSports

    Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in a battle of the sexes. A year earlier, Title IX mandates that girls' sports must receive equal benefits

  • Sandra_Day_O'ConnorCourt

    Sandra Day O'Connor becomes the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court

  • 481px-Commander_Eileen_Collins_-_GPN-2000-001177Space

    Eileen Collins takes the helm as first American woman to pilot a Space Shuttle. Sally Ride was the first woman in outer space 12 years earlier

  • 489px-Nancy_Pelosi_2013Politics

    Nancy Pelosi is sworn in as the first female Speaker of the House

All about this group that recongnizes groundbreaking women-and empowers other women to do the same.