March is Women’s History Month, when we commemorate and encourage “the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in American history” (womenshistorymonth.gov). CEE’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council offers some resources to CEE staff and our community to learn about the crucial challenges, achievements, and impacts of women in our distant and recent history.
Women that Shaped History (Video) – In these new MinneHistory shorts from Twin Cities PBS, meet several Minnesota women whose activism, leadership, and creativity made Minnesota a more equitable place for all.
Women from American History You Should Know – Time Magazine tells the stories of women who helped shape a century’s worth of change in America. To shed a light on other lesser-known female history-makers, Time asked historians to name a woman from the American past whose story should be better known.
The 2023 National Women’s History Theme – The National Women’s History Alliance, which spearheaded the movement to declare March as Women’s History Month, has announce the women’s history theme for 2023, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.”
15 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month – To celebrate Women’s History Month, LiveYourDream.org compiled a list of 15 ways to learn more about women’s history in the U.S. and engage colleagues, peers, students, and more on the issues that impact this group.
Minnesota Women of the Century – In this article from USA Today, explore the stories of Minnesota women who helped shape the trajectory and impact of the state in the 100 years since the 19th Amendment codified women’s right to vote.
CEE’s DEI Council strives for new and dynamic ways to highlight and delve deeper into historically marginalized and underrepresented groups. Visit our Equity and Inclusion page to learn more about these efforts.