Women’s History Month is a celebration, highlighting women’s achievements & contributions to history, culture, and society. Began in 1978 as Women’s History Week and the United States has observed it annually throughout the month of March since 1987. International Women’s Day is March 8.
Although this month we celebrate the women who has made history….. we also celebrate ALL women. Many other women around the world whose making progress and changing lives daily!
Women’s History Month
Honoring These Trailblazing Women And Their Work To Break Down Barriers. Allowing future generations of women to pass through without resistance.
Here Are 10 Strong Women Leaders In History….
Their Quotes & Inspiration
American Talk Show Host / Actor/ Philanthropist
“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” -Oprah Winfrey
American Lawyer -1st African American First Lady In US (wife of President Barack Obama)
“Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on the scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters – on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves”. -Michelle Obama
American Politician / Activist (wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt)
“The future belongs to those who believes in the beauty of their dreams”. -Eleanor Roosevelt
American Poet / Civil Rights Activist
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style”. -Maya Angelou
American Politician / 67th US Secretary Of State (wife of President Bill Clinton)
“Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” “When you stumble, keep the faith. And when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on”. -Hillary Clinton
Coretta Scott King
American Civil Rights Leader (wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr)
“Women, if soul of the nation is to be saved, I believe you must become it’s soul”. -Coretta Scott King
American Educator/Political Activist (1st blind-deaf person to earn a bachelor of arts degree)
“The only worse thing than being blind is having sight with no vision”. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much”. -Helen Keller
American Civil Rights Activist (mother of the freedom movement)
“Each person must live their lives as a model for others”. “I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up”. -Rosa Parks
Dr. Mae Jemison
First African American Woman Astronaut
“Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live”. -Dr Mae Jemison
Madam C. J. Walker
American Entrepreneur/Philanthropist/Political & Social Activist
“Don’t sit down and wait for opportunities to come. Get up and make them”. -Madam C. J. Walker
These were a few women trailblazers and leaders. But, there are also MANY other women who are making a difference…. changing lives around the world -daily! Some that has never made history, but their services are greatly appreciated. We celebrate ALL phenomenal women! go girls 🙂