Find out how Women's History Month went from a simple daylong celebration born from a socialist idea to a monthlong institution in the United States.
WOMEN IN MEDICINE
When she graduated from medical school in 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell earned more than an M.D.: she also earned the distinction of becoming America’s first woman doctor.
When Ann Trow Sommers first arrived in New York City in 1831, she had no idea how notorious and vilified she’d soon become. In a matter of years, she’d craft a whole new identity for herself as Madame Restell, a prominent and wealthy abortionist.
From ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson to female Nobel Laureates you may not have heard of, Nina Chhita's Instagram is giving us some important history lessons.
This bag is decorated with the faces of pioneers like Ada Lovelace, Sally Ride, and many more scientists who paved the way for others.