Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives
Women’s History Month 2015
This year’s theme presents the opportunity to weave women’s stories – individually
and collectively – into the essential fabric of our nation’s history.
Accounts of the lives of individual women are critically important because they reveal
exceptionally strong role models who share a more expansive vision of what a woman
can do. The stories of women’s lives and the choices they made encourage girls and
young women to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding
of the female experience. Knowing women’s achievements challenges stereotypes and
upends social assumptions about who women are and what women can accomplish today.
There is a real power in hearing women’s stories, both personally and in a larger
context. Remembering and recounting tales of our ancestors’ talents, sacrifices, and
commitments inspires today’s generations and opens the way to the future.
(text reproduced from nwhp.org with permission)
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