Women’s History Month commemorates the vital role of women in history. Much can be learned from these historical women and new female trailblazers are popping up everyday.
Making History: Past, Present and Future
Jamie Anderson – graduated from Visions in 2008. In 2018, she made history as the first female snowboarder to win two medals at a single Olympics. We can’t wait to see what she does next!
Vice President Kamala Harris – first female vice president making her the highest-ranking female official in U.S. history as well as the first African American and first Asian American vice president.
Amanda Gorman – made history by becoming the first US National Youth Poet Laureate. Most recently she read her work on Inauguration Day and at this year’s Super Bowl.
Learn more about historical women in history here.
International Women’s Day – March 8
In addition to the month-long observance of women’s contributions to society, March 8 is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Read more and see how you can get involved here.
Set aside some time this month to watch videos in this series that includes episodes about Rosa Parks, Marie Curie, Bessie Coleman and more.