Celebrating Women during Women's History Month

Pippa White from One’s Company performed “Mothers, Daughters, Wives, Women” at Northeast Community College on March 14th in observance of Women’s History Month.

Pippa White

 

Sponsored by the Northeast Community College Women's History Month Committeeand partially funded by the Northeast Community College Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.

Library Display

During March, explore the history of Women's Work through a display of photographs in the library. Brought to you by the Nebraska Humanities Council.

Women's History Links:

Register to Vote
The 19th amendment guaranteed women the right to vote and was signed into law on August 26, 1920. Every women can register to vote online.

Women's History Month Presidential Proclamation for 2012
View the offcial proclamation President Barack Obama released in honor of Women's History Month.

Women's History Month Information
Learning about women’s tenacity, courage, and creativity throughout the centuries.

National Women's History Project
With an emphasis on positive role models and the importance of women from all backgrounds, the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) has developed a nationwide constituency of teachers, students, parents, public employees, businesses, organizations, and individuals who understand the critical link between knowing about historical women and making a positive difference in today’s world.

Women's History Month Photos and Videos
Explore Women’s History Month through videos and photos.

More on Women's History Month
Women’s History Month had its origins in 1981 when Congress authorized the President to proclaim the first “Women’s History Week” to recognize the vital role of women in American history.

Women's Suffrage
The opportunity to choose your government by voting is the basic definition of a democracy. But for many years, women around the world were not allowed to vote. Find out what it took for women to gain this right at this great education site.

Glass Ceiling for Women
The phrase "glass ceiling" is most often heard in the context of women who cannot advance to the highest levels of power in the workplace. Learn more on how the glass ceiling is a struggle for women today.

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Women’s History Month activities are partially funded by the Northeast Community College Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.

Participate in Women's History Month activities and be eligible for prizes!

 

Win a Kindle

Attend Pippa White's performance on March 14 and be entered into a drawing to win a Kindle.

Win an iPod Nano

Take the quizzes each week and/or attend the Pippa White performance to be entered into a drawing for an iPod Nano.

Mystery Prizes

Take our quiz each week during the month of March about Women's History and be entered into a drawing for great mystery prizes.


Answers for Quiz Week 3:

1. Who is the architect of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington D.C., designed when she was only 21 years old?

Maya Lin

2. Who introduced America to French cooking in her books and television series from 1963-1990?

Julia Child

3. What female track and field Olympian was named Sports Illustrated for Women’s “greatest female athlete of all time”?

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

4. What writer, who published her first book at the age of 65, wrote about her own childhood as a pioneer girl?

Laura Ingalls Wilder

5. What famous female tennis champion used her fame on the court to pave the way for the next generation of female athletes?

Billie Jean King