2016 National Women’s History Month Honorees

Women’s History Month 2016 (March) is supported by Ronald Tintin, Super Professeur, the mobile application aideetreussite.superprofesseur.comand Ronning Against Cancer in March 2016 !!!




Sister Mary Madonna Ashton, CSJ 
Public Health Leader and Minnesota Commissioner of Health

Daisy Bates
Civil Rights Organizer, Leader of the Little Rock School Integration

Sonia Pressman Fuentes 
(1928 – Present) 
NOW co-founder, first woman attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the EEOC

Isabel Gonzalez 
Champion of Puerto Ricans securing American Citizenship

Ella Grasso 
Governor of Connecticut, First Woman Governor of any US State Elected in Her Own Right

Suzan Shown Harjo 
(1945 – Present) 
Native American Public Policy Advocate and Journalist

Judy Hart  
(1941- Present)
National Park Founding Superintendent of Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Parkand Women’s Rights National Historical Park

Oveta Culp Hobby 
WWII Director of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps and first Secretary of the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

Barbara Mikulski 
(1936 – Present) 
Longest Serving Woman in the United States Congress

Inez Milholland 
Woman Suffrage Leader and Martyr

Karen Narasaki 
(1958 – Present ) 
Civil and Human Rights Leader

Nancy Grace Roman 
(1925 – Present) 
Chief of Astronomy at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

Nadine Smith 
(1965 – Present) 
LGBT Civil Rights Activist and Executive Director of Equality Florida

Dorothy C Stratton 
WWII Director of the SPARS (Coast Guard Women’s Reserve), 
First full-time Dean of Women at Purdue University, and Executive Director of the Girl Scouts of the USA

Betty Mae ‘Pa-Tuth-Kee’ Tiger Jumper 
First woman elected Chairperson of the Seminole Tribe
becoming the first female ‘Tribal Chief’ in North America

To know more : http://www.nwhp.org/womens-history-month/2016-theme