March 1, 2020
7 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

March 8th is International Women’s Day; in fact the entire month of March is Women’s History Month. What is your community doing to honor it? How about your local schools? Will your son or daughter come home with papers and projects related to Women’s History like they did Presidents Day, St. Patrick’s Day or even Valentine’s […]

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March 1, 2020
Happy International Women's Day!

What does International Women’s Day mean to you? More importantly what do you want it to mean to your daughter? For me (Meghan) personally, it’s the million faces of woman who have come before me and paved a million different paths for women across the world. It’s the women who have paved the way in […]

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March 2, 2019
Mashing Up Read Across America Day & Women's History Month

Today the wonderful world of books is being celebrated at schools and in homes all across the country in honor of Read Across America day, which of course coincides with the birthday of Dr. Seuss. The man who’s responsible for helping kids learn to read for the last four decades.

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July 23, 2015
History of The Equal Rights Amendment

Have you followed the history of the ERA? This month we celebrate the anniversary of both the Seneca Falls Convention and the introduction of the "Lucretia Mott Amendment," (introduced by Alice Paul in 1923, in Seneca Falls for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the 1848 Woman's Rights Convention) which read: "Men and women shall have equal rights […]

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July 2, 2015
Reflections on the Equal Rights Amendment

  We here at SheHeroes couldn't be happier regarding the recent Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality. We have said all along that more women on the bench will bring more equality to the masses. And the ruling is long, long overdue. But we still have much more work to ahead of us. The Constitution is […]

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May 11, 2015
Emilie du Chatelet - SheHeroes In STEM!

I’ve always been something of a history nerd. I come from a long line of history teachers, so I grew up watching Ken Burns’ documentaries, voraciously consuming books about historical figures, and enduring my father’s repetitive jokes about the battle strategies of the French. What most fascinated me, though, was the ever-evolving role of women in history, from Queen […]

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March 31, 2015
The Munitionettes of World War I - SheHeroes In STEM Series!

This week’s post is a little different, instead of focusing on one named SheHero I want to write a about the SheHeroes who worked in the munitions factories during the First World War, whose names have been forgotten; the Munitionettes. I have recently been able to look into the role these women fulfilled and find out […]

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March 12, 2014
102 Years of Girl Scouts

It seems only fitting that we would celebrate the 102nd birthday of The Girls Scouts of America right in the middle of Women’s History Month. After all, few organizations have included such a large number of the most successful and famous women in history. Women who have taken the Girl Scout pledge include everyone from Lynda […]

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July 1, 2013
The 26th Amendment

July 1st is the day we celebrate the passing of The 26th Amendment which lowered the voting age from 21 to 18, allowing millions of young people to participate actively in the democratic process and to have a powerful voice in shaping the future of our country. The 26th Amendment was passed faster than any Constitutional […]

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May 30, 2013
Celebrating Sally Ride Day & California's Remarkable Women

Last week I was lucky enough to join my 4th grade son’s class on a field trip to the California State Capital. We not only toured the State Capital building (which was fun in itself) but we also took a tour of the California Museum  — home of the California Hall of Fame. The California […]

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