Julia Morgan was a groundbreaking female architect who worked on over 700 buildings during her epic career, paving the way for women in a male-dominated profession. Continue reading “First in Their Field: Julia Morgan”
The current exhibit at the Women’s Museum of California, To Observe and Wonder, celebrates the history of extraordinary women working in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) throughout history and today. Continue reading “10 Facts About Women In STEM”
“In the judgement of the most competent living mathematicians, Fraulein Noether was the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began.” – Albert Einstein Continue reading “The Greatest Mathematician Who Has Ever Lived”
In a lot of ways, the advice given to young girls about clothing, hair, makeup, and relationships has changed over time. Continue reading “Popular Advice for Young Girls: Then and Now”
At my visit to Adena Mansions, I was told by the guide that Sarah was what we would call a feminist today, as she was a champion of women’s and children’s rights. Continue reading “Sarah Ann Worthington (King-Peter) – Chillicothe, Ohio”
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”
She was one of the top zoologists in the United States in her lifetime. Continue reading “Zoologist and Teacher: Cornelia Maria Clapp”
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.
This year at the Women’s International Film Festival San Diego 10 films directed by women will be screened.