Women’s History Month

How one female ice hockey player from the United Arab Emirates is living her dream

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The National Hockey League celebrated ‘Hockey is for Everyone’ in February, as a time for promoting inclusiveness and a positive environment for all–including both men and women. Continue reading

Protesters continue fight for equal rights on International Women’s Day

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Women around the world stayed away from work and took to the streets to demonstrate the important economic contributions they make as part of the worldwide “Day Without Women” strike Wednesday. Continue reading

Harriet Tubman’s home designated as National Park

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The National Park Service recently made Harriet Tubman’s home in Auburn, New York a national park, celebrating the later chapters of her life. Continue reading

How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

“Well-behaved women seldom make history” – Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan challenges students to identify negative stereotypes about women and men, introduces students to Anne Bonny (a woman who breaks traditional gender stereotypes) and gives them the opportunity to use creative writing skills to create their own profile on one of four other “rule-breaking” women in history. Continue reading

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