• March is recognized as Women's History Month. It is a time to highlight the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. International Women's Day is annually celebrated on March 8th. 

    Below are videos from UnLadyLike2020 - 26 animated documentary shorts about trailblazing heroines. 

  • Rose SchneidermanPioneering Labor Organizer & Suffragist


    Tye Leung SchulzeAdvocate for Trafficked Women & First Chinese American Woman Federal Government Employee

    Maggie Lena Walker - Entrepreneur & First African American Woman Bank President

    Lois Weber - Actor, Screenwriter & First Woman to Direct a Feature-Length Film

  • Bessie ColemanFirst African American Woman Aviator

    Charlotta Spears BassNewspaper editor, Civil Rights Crusader & First African American Woman Vice Presidential Candidate

    Gladys Bentley - Gender-bending Harlem Renaissance Performer and Musician

  • Mary Church Terrell - Educator, Suffragist, Civil Rights Activist & Co-Founder of the NAACP

    Gertrude Ederle - First Woman to Swim the English Channel

    Williamina Fleming - Trailblazing Astronomer and Discoverer of Stars

  • Grace Abbott Social Work Pioneer & Champion of Children, Immigrant, and Women's Rights

    Sissieretta Jones - Opera Star & First African American Woman to Headline Concert at Carnegie Hall


    Queen Lili'uokalani - First Sovereign Queen and Last Monarch of Hawai'i