March is Women’s History Month. It actually began as a week in 1978, then became an official month-long acknowledgment in 1987.
Time has a good resource of Women’s History Month factoids and interviews young children will enjoy. Heck, I found it informative too!
For me – Ann Richards becoming the Governor of Texas was personally significant. She was the second female governor of my homestate, the first elected outright. She also graduated from Baylor University – my alma mater. She was bold, brilliant, funny and a trailblazer. Look at that cover of Texas Monthly!
The late Barbara Jordan also broke many barriers.
What triumphs do you want to recognize and what challenges still remain when it comes to gender equality?