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Entries by Jill S. Tietjen from 04/2014

From Christmas Seals to Kevlar

| Posted 04.01.2014 | Women

Knowing how important it is to write women back into history, I am pleased to be able to share the stories of great Delaware -- and American -- women, all of whom have a place in the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women.

A Woman's Place is in the House... and Senate

| Posted 04.08.2014 | Women

There aren't many women in the U.S. Congress. In fact we are nowhere near parity; less than 20 percent of our Representatives and Senators are women. Let's learn about some women who changed the face of politics in the U.S.

Sylvia Earle and 70 Men

| Posted 04.14.2014 | Women

The reporter was obviously incredulous that marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle thought it wasn't an issue that she would be the only woman aboard a ship for six weeks studying the Indian Ocean -- and that all of her colleagues were men!

Freedom of Religion

| Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

Today, we are able to exercise our religious beliefs because of the courageous women and men who came before us. Let's learn about some of the women who strove for religious freedom.