Category: Women’s History Month

What to Read for Women’s History Month

Reading is a wonderful way to relax and expand your mind. If you haven’t gotten much reading done this year, this month is the perfect opportunity for you to get started. We’ve got a Mindful reading list for Women’s History Month that you’ll love. National Women’s History Month has been celebrated since the 1970s and…
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15 Activists to Celebrate for Women’s History Month

Happy Women’s History Month! What began in 1978 as a weeklong celebration in the school district of Sonoma, California has become a national month of awareness. In the past, we’ve shined a spotlight on many Mindful “sheroes.” This year we’d like to take a moment to recognize the 15 honorees of the National Women’s History Project.…
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Girl Scouts Who’ve Made History

March is a special month for the Girl Scouts. Not only is it Women’s History Month, it also marks the founding of their organization by Juliette Gordon Low in March 1912. As we celebrate women’s history month, let’s take a moment to recognize the Girl Scouts who have made history as well as the ones…
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4 Cool Events for Women’s History Month

Expand your mind this March by seeking out fascinating and educational events for Women’s History Month. Local libraries, museums, historic sites, women’s organizations, and colleges typically host special events for Women’s History Month. Film screenings, book readings, special exhibits, musical performances, marches, and tours are just a few examples. A lot of these events are…
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5 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Lots of people celebrate Women’s History Month by sharing inspirational quotes on social media or by participating in International Women’s Day, but let’s not stop there. The possibilities for honoring women in history are endless, from simple moments of meditation to the more elaborate calls to action. Listed below are five ways to help you…
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Let’s Celebrate Women’s History

Since the late 1980’s the month of March has been designated as Women’s History Month. Every year the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) creates a theme for the month-long celebration. This year is all about honoring women in government and public service. Women’s History Month Founded in 1980, the NWHP is the organization that petitioned Congress…
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Legendary Female Tycoons

Being a businesswoman in America has not always been easy. Not too long ago, America’s “marriage bar” restricted employment opportunities for married women. Even if a married woman was able to find employment, under the legal practice of “coverture,” her wages actually belonged to her husband. Despite these restrictions, some female tycoons not only succeeded…
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Alice Paul: Tortured/Beaten (Women’s History Month)

On November 1917, Dr. Alice Paul and her fellow suffragists were beaten and tortured for seeking the right to vote. These courageous women experienced unbelievable terror at Occoquan Prison on November 14, 1917 known as “The Night of Terror. They were force fed food through tubes that was infested with roaches, insects, maggots, and traces…
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