March is the month when we take the time to look back and honor the many achievements of women through history and the vast strides made by women today. Learn more about some of the world's greatest women, the struggle for women's rights, and a bit about the history of women's history below.
International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women is on March 8. Many countries around the world celebrate the holiday with demonstrations, educational initiatives and customs such as presenting women with gifts and flowers.
Women In Sports :
Tennis US Open: Sisters Venue and Serna Williams are the most successful black women tennis player in history. Both have held the #1 ranking multiple times, and, combined, they have won more than 40 Grand Slam titles
Women in Media :
Oprah Winfrey is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011 in Chicago.
Angie Martinez is an American radio personality, rapper, and actress of Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominican heritage. Nicknamed “The Voice of New York”, her afternoon radio show has consistently been ranked #1 with more young listeners than any other radio program in the country.
Nancy Pelosi is an American politician serving as speaker of the United States House of Representatives since January 2019. First elected to Congress in 1987, she is the only woman to have served as speaker, and is the highest-ranking elected woman in United States history.
Michelle Obama is an American writer, lawyer, and university administrator who was First Lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th U.S. President, Barack Obama, and was the first African-American First Lady.
Rosa Parks was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The United States Congress has called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
Women are the foundation to our world and what better way to praise, show gratitude, and lift up our women but to give them an entire month of respect, love, and insight on how much women have truly changed our universe.
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