Leave it to the Smithsonian to create an awesome Women’s History Month initiative worth sharing.
In America’s most defining moments—times that shaped constitutional rights, yielded scientific breakthroughs, created the symbols of our nation—a diversity of women’s stories has not been widely told. The Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative illuminates women’s pivotal roles in building and sustaining our country and will expand what we know of our shared history.
With a digital-first mission and focus, the initiative uses technology to amplify a diversity of women’s voices—not in one gallery or museum, but throughout the Smithsonian’s many museums, research centers, cultural heritage affiliates and wherever people are online—reaching millions of people in Washington, D.C., across the nation, and around the world.
Check it out here, and read some of the inspiring stories of women throughout history who have made their mark on the world.
Do you have a story to share? You can share it to support this initiative by using the hashtag #becauseofherstory. And you can also share it via Strategy Girl! Just fill out the form here and let us know you are interested.
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