Celebrating Women Leaders in Biblical Times

Honoring Women's History Month, we celebrate women in roles as Women in Ministry. While people still debate what Paul meant in a few passages, there is strong evidence throughout Scripture that God intended women to take a leadership role. Here are 10 examples of Women Leaders in Biblical Times: 1. Judge - Deborah Judges 4 and 5 tell of the great leader Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, who dwelt under the Deborah-palm between Ramah (er Rm: see at Joshua 18:25) and Bethel … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women Inventors

In Honor of Women's History Month Female inventors have played a large role in U.S. history, but haven’t always received credit for their work. Besides the fact that their contributions have sometimes been downplayed over overlooked; particularly women of color have historically had fewer resources to apply for U.S. patents and market their inventions. Enjoy, as this list celebrates a handful of truly life changing inventions for our world created by Women that you may not know: Feeding … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women Educators

Women Educators Looking back throughout history, there have been many women educators who have made significant contribution to the field. The nineteenth century saw major advances in educational opportunities for women and girls, from the common school movement in the early part of the century to multiple opportunities in higher education at the century's close. In the 1800s, women began to play central roles in education - as teachers. The selection below is only a handful of amazing … [Read more...]

5 Historical Facts about the Women’s March

The Women's March on Washington was a historical event. The protests were the most significant mass electoral participation in U.S. history. This has not been forgotten. Some readers may agree with the Women's March, while others disagree. Regardless, it is essential to know that women and other minorities have struggled to gain equality for centuries - even to reclaim simple aspects of their identities. This article has outlined some interesting historical facts regarding the Women's … [Read more...]

Seneca Falls, Women’s Interfaith Institute Breaks New Ground

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH Seneca Falls, Women’s Interfaith Institute Breaks New Ground Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Dr. Melinda Grube) and Attorney Nadia Shahram meet in Seneca Falls to talk on International Women’s Day 2014 —across religious traditions, countries of origin, and centuries! Photo by Dave Duprey It seemed like a good idea at the time. The church in Seneca Falls had a For Sale sign in front with a “Price Reduced” banner across it. The structure, built in 1871, stood next door to … [Read more...]

“When Women Succeed, America Succeeds”

"When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Friends -- Earlier this week, President Obama hosted a meeting with women members of Congress to discuss the 2014 women’s economic agenda, and the administration’s plan to expand opportunity for every American. At the meeting, the President announced the date of the upcoming White House Summit on Working Families (June 23, 2014), where we will continue the conversation about issues facing the 21st century workplace. To learn more about the White … [Read more...]

Elite Women Around The World celebrate Women’s History Month on March 22, 2013

  Elite Women Around The World® is a global network of individuals, leaders, organizations, businesses, coming together with a shared mission of enhancing the economic position of women globally and creating a worldwide platform for: Leadership, Mentorship, Economic Advancement & Empowerment for women Collaboration among women businesses Building of Alliances with other businesses and civic organizations Education and Insights on business issues for global … [Read more...]

Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day‏

Friday, March 16, 2012 White House Women and Girls Update:Women's History Month and International Women's Day   Friends - Last Thursday we celebrated International Women's Day, an opportunity for us to recognize the incredible achievements, passions, and dreams of women and girls across the world, and reflect on the road ahead. To mark the occasion, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed the International Women of Courage Awards at the Department of State; Valerie … [Read more...]

Celebrating a Centennial Women's History Month!

    History of National Women's History Month By Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Cofounder National Women's History Project 2011 Theme - Our History is Our Strength a Centennial Year (1911-2011) Celebrate!     Local Celebrations   As recently as the 1970's, women's history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. To address this situation, the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women … [Read more...]

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