Archive for March, 2007

OPM Event

March 29th, 2007

NWHM ADDRESSES OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Two accomplished speakers from the National Women’s History Museum graced a Women’s History Month Special Observance Event at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on March 28. NWHM President Susan Jollie and Board Member Brigadier General Wilma Vaught (USAF, Ret.) were invited to address OPM employees about women in federal service, civilian and military, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Site Redesign ’07

March 26th, 2007

NWHM A GREAT EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

NWHM is proud to announce the redesign of its Web site (www.nwhm.org) for Women’s History Month 2007.  With a new look and added content, the museum has raised its profile and is becoming a premier source of educational materials on women’s history.

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Bill Richardson for NWHM

March 23rd, 2007

GOVERNOR BILL RICHARDSON SHOWS SUPPORT FOR NWHM

A delegation of representatives from the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM), the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL), and NWHM Coalition organizations took a whirlwind trip to Santa Fe on March 23 to participate in a press conference and photo op with New Mexico Governor and Democratic Presidential candidate Bill Richardson.

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Belva Lockwood Book Discussion

March 22nd, 2007

NWHM Co-Hosts Book Discussion About Trail-Blazing Lawyer Belva Lockwood

“I cannot vote, but I can be voted for.”
Belva Lockwood, to a reporter during her Presidential campaign in 1884

Along with the National Women’s Law Center and the George Washington University Women’s Studies Program, NWHM co-sponsored a standing-room-only book launch panel discussion and reception at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on March 22, 2007. Author Jill Norgren discussed her new book, Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would be President, with an introduction by Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read the rest of this entry »

Maloney Tours Proposed Site

March 15th, 2007

CONGRESSWOMAN MALONEY TOURS PROPOSED NWHM SITE

On March 15, eight-term Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) toured the proposed site of the National Women’s History Museum with NWHM President Susan Jollie, Board Members Linda Denny and Joan Wages, and National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) President Robin Read. Read the rest of this entry »

Equality at Finnish Embassy

March 9th, 2007

NWHM JOINS CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S EQUALITY AT THE FINNISH EMBASSY

The Embassy of Finland in Washington hosted an invitation-only “Suffrage Birthday Bash” on March 8, International Women’s Day.  The celebration commemorated the 90th anniversary of the National Women’s Party and the centenary of Finland’s universal suffrage. Read the rest of this entry »

Policy Pioneers Reception

March 5th, 2007

NWHM CO-HOSTS CONGRESSIONAL RECEPTION FOR WOMEN LEGISLATORS

On March 5, NWHM co-hosted the Policy Pioneers Reception at the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum on Capitol Hill.  The Sewall-Belmont House and the National Foundation for Women Legislators joined the museum in sponsoring the event.  The program recognized the political leadership of women from the state to the national level. Read the rest of this entry »