s History Month

Kate Chopin

8. Kate Chopin

Woman of the Week Kate Chopin By: Staff This is the third in a series of pieces in honor of Women’s History Month in which we asked each of our editors to discuss her favorite historical female heroine. Kelly Keenan Trumpbour chose writer Kate Chopin. Out of all the women in history, why did you [...] Continue reading

9. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Coffin Mott

Women of the Week Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Coffin Mott In honor of Women’s History month, we want to take a moment to recognize some of the earliest Bettys-the powerful women who went before us and so boldly blazed the way for generations of women to follow. While there are many influential females to [...] Continue reading
Women by the Numbers

10. Women by the Numbers

Women by the Numbers The U.S. Census Bureau facts for feature By: Staff National Women’s History Month’s roots go back to March 8, 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions. International Women’s Day was first observed in 1909, but it wasn’t until 1981 that Congress established National Women’s [...] Continue reading
Amelia Earhart

11. Amelia Earhart

Woman of the Week Amelia Earhart By: Staff This is the second in a series of pieces in honor of Women’s History Month in which we asked each of our editors to discuss her favorite historical female heroine. Julie Ryan Evans, Life Stages editor, chose Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer and women’s rights advocate. Out of [...] Continue reading