Tag: Women’s History Month

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Women’s History Month Profiles: Katharine Graham, Washington Post Publisher and First Female CEO of a Fortune 500 Company

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers like Katharine Graham, who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Born: June 16, 1917, New York City Died: July 17, 2001, Boise,…

The History of Women’s History Month

We celebrate Women’s History Month each March to honor the legacy, contributions and resilience of women and girls around the world, but a recognized time dedicated to celebrating women wasn’t formally added to the calendar until 1980. What originally became a national, monthlong celebration began as a locally celebrated women’s…

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Women’s History Month Profiles: Rosalind Franklin, Chemist

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers like Rosalind Franklin who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Born: July 25, 1920, London, U.K. Died: April 16, 1958, London,…