We get married. Sometimes we divorce. Today, we are living in a world where one out of two married couples ends in divorce. Continue reading “Faithfulness and Women in East Asia, 17th – 19th Centuries”
“Life need not be easy, provided only that it not be empty.” Continue reading “Lise Meitner: A Physicist Who Never Lost Her Humanity”
There have been many notable women throughout California history who have contributed greatly to the world of art. For our last post for Women’s History Month 2017, we are sharing facts about 5 women artists from California History.
“From Your Valentine”
Valentine’s Day is said to be named after a young priest called Valentine. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day: Some Marry (in Secret) While Some Don’t Marry at All”
The Origins of Black History Month
Baroness Bertha von Suttner was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, making her the second female Nobel laureate after Marie Curie who was awarded her first prize in 1903. Von Suttner was also the first Austrian laureate.
I grew up in New Zealand, the southernmost white settler post on the Pacific Rim – a place known by my forebears as the “New Gold Mountain” 新金山. Continue reading “GOLD MOUNTAIN SISTERS”
One of the most famous faces in America during the early 1900s yet it took a while for people to know her name. Continue reading “First in their Field: Florence Lawrence”
This holiday season read about one of the most famous women of Christmas! Introducing a brief history of Mrs.Claus. Continue reading “Who is Mrs. Claus?”
The Holidays are upon us! Before we get too distracted trying to find the perfect gifts for our family and friends, we should take time to remember and appreciate highlights of women’s history and powerful and influential women, who took strides to eradicate injustices and advance gender equity in the month of December.