by Have you heard of Annie Turnbo Malone? Did you know that before Madam C.J. Walker made millions by developing and marketing a line of cosmetics and hair care products for Black women, there was a Black businesswoman/entrepreneur, chemist, inventor, and philanthropist named Annie Turnbo Malone? If not, then read on to learn ten […]
Celebrating Women’s History Month!
by The History of Women’s History Month March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize the many contributions made to society by women. This celebration began in 1981 when Congress requested the President to proclaim the week on March 7th, 1982, as “Women’s History Week.” As a result, by 1987 the entire month of […]
How Telling Women’s Stories Shapes Generations and Builds Resilience
by Let’s take a look at how telling women’s stories shapes generations and builds resilience. Growing up, I always enjoyed a good story. I devoured any book that I could get a hold of – on any subject. Yet, nothing was as interesting to me as my own family history. Families in themselves are naturally […]
3 Reasons Why We Celebrate Women’s History Month
by Women’s History Month has been celebrated annually in the month of March since 1987 and serves to pay “…tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.” Like many other monthly celebrations, its origins are a celebration of Women’s History Week in 1982, which proceeded […]