Where are the women in American history?
Who were they? What were their accomplishments and contributions? Women are without lineage in American History.
In 3500 years of recorded world history 0.5% is devoted to women. Less than 4% of American women are represented in educational materials.
We can no longer deny the tremendous contribution and advancement of women over the last 100 years.
We draw strength and inspiration from those who came before us. Their legacy is our story, and a truly balanced and inclusive history recognizes how important women have always been in American society.
Making HERstory spotlights the lives of women throughout history who defied stereotypes and broke barriers. Through a 60 minute visual and cultural performance, interactive exhibits and activities, an awards ceremony and printed resources, Making HERstory brings to life the real accomplishments and contributions of women historically and of today.
How did women affect change to society? What were their dreams, values and challenges?
When we witness the stories of these women, we learn that women can achieve anything, without limits. Women’s achievements expands our sense of what is possible.
Making HERstory honors the past, embraces the present and supports the future of all women.
“If we want our girls to benefit from the courage and wisdom of the women who came before them, we have to share their stories.” – Shireen Dodson