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National Womens History Project

From Patchwork Dress to Presidential Adviser, First Female Tribal Chief "Sang Promise" to Her People

OurPaths.com | Posted 04.19.2016 | Women
OurPaths.com

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper was the first woman Chief of a major Native American tribe. As leader of the Florida's Seminole tribe, she brought modern medicine to her community, promoted preservation of tribal culture, and guided a bankrupt tribe to solvency.

Abolitionist, suffragist and Civil War nurse, she became America's first woman doctor

OurPaths.com | Posted 03.01.2016 | Women
OurPaths.com

Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States and a pioneer in promoting the education of women in medicine...

How You Can Honor Women For Women's History Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 05.06.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With Women's History Month upon us, many organizations and entities including are paying attention and plan to honor and pay tribute to the many gener...

Women's History Month: 'Our History Is Our Strength'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

March is Women's History Month, a celebration honoring women's contributions in the arts and sciences, as well as their efforts in the struggle for eq...

No Excuses

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

We all have excuses for why we haven't accomplished this or that. This is the case with many aspects of the most important revolution on the planet: the end of gender domination.

Learn To Say 'No'

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

"A man of quality is not threatened by a woman for equality."  That's a familiar bumper sticker slogan for some of us. Men are crucial to any social...

What's in a Name?

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

In wondering "what comets were named after women?," we explore women's contributions to science, which are often overlooked.