March is Women’s History Month. During this month, we will celebrate the contributions of women over the course of American history.
Week of March 1st
We kick off our celebration by commemorating the achievements of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden. These incredible women provided the calculations for NASAs first journey into space and changed space travel forever!
We recommend reading Hidden Figures, as this children’s book tells the extraordinary story of four black women who used their incredible math skills to help NASA journey into space.
Week of March 8th
We continue our celebration of women who made a difference in American history.
This week, we celebrate Elizabeth Blackwell. During a time when women were not allowed to be doctors, Elizabeth became the first female doctor in America and opened the doors for all other females interested in becoming a doctor.
We encourage your family to read the inspiring story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor in America.
Week of March 8th
Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues. This week, we celebrate Sonia Sotomayor.
Sonia Sotomayor made history when she became the first woman and first Latina justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Your family will enjoy reading about Sonia’s journey as a young girl to law school and eventually the Supreme Court.
Week of March 22nd
This week, we are excited to celebrate Mae Jemison. Mae is an engineer, physician, and former NASA astronaut. She became the first Black woman to travel into space.
We recommend reading this powerful story of one woman’s pursuit of her lifelong dream to become an astronaut.
Week of March 29th
Our celebration of Women’s History month concludes with a recommendation for the book A Is for Awesome! 23 Iconic Women Who Changed the World. This ABC book celebrates incredible women in history who changed the world with their grit, determination, and courage.
Enjoy learning the ABCs with the help of remarkable women in history!