Sundays@Home: Feminism The First Wave May 2
Vice President Kamala Harris Glass Ceiling Breaker
National History Day
Brave Girls Virtual Storytime: Love Is - May 12

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Curated Recommendation

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed Editions, 2020)

In Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, professor and botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer addresses all forms of ecological unbalance told through the language of plants, animals, minerals, and elements. She pairs science with Indigenous wisdom, principles, and storytelling drawn from her Potawatomi heritage, advocating for a renewed connection between humankind and nature.

Support Women's History

It’s Time to Complete the Story. 

Each time a girl opens a book and reads a womanless history, she learns she is worth less.

Myra Pollack Sadker
Professor, Author, Researcher, and Activist

Articles & Features

Meet three collegiate undergraduates who are rising STEM stars – confident, fearless young women already excelling in fields still largely dominated by men. Their contributions and achievements illustrate what is possible when girls can access high quality STEM education.

Fab Five Biographies

To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the women featured in this month’s Fab Five are environmentalists who have fought to conserve Earth's many natural resources for the sake of their communities as well as generations to come! 

If we want our girls to benefit from the courage and wisdom of the women before them, we have to share the stories.

Shireen Dodson
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Many of us are not sure how to counter racism when we witness it and don’t know what to say when people we know downplay or trivialize the hate, prejudice and discrimination that people of color experience in our country.

Being an ally in the struggle for racial justice and equity goes beyond simply not being racist. We hope this list of resources help to educate and motivate you to take action.

Students and Educators

Discover our educational resources. Find lesson plans, biographies, posters, timelines, videos, and more on a wide variety of women's history topics. 

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NWHM Debuts New Visual Identity by Paula Scher

NWHM's new brand identity was created by Paula Scher, one of the most influential graphic designers in the world and a partner at the multi-disciplinary, independently-owned design studio, Pentagram.
Kamala Harris Museum News

Glass Portrait of Vice President Kamala Harris at Lincoln Memorial Celebrates Her Shattering of Historic Glass Ceiling

In partnership with Chief and BBH New York, NWHM honors Vice President Kamala Harris changing the narrative of our nation. And for all the changes to come as more glass ceilings are broken.

Upcoming Events


[email protected]: "Feminism: The First Wave," Guest Curator-Led Virtual Tour

Join NWHM for a guest curator-led virtual tour of our newest exhibit, "Feminism: The First Wave."

Brave Girls Virtual Storytime: Love Is

Join NWHM and author Diane Adams for a special Brave Girls reading of Love Is, followed by a Q&A!

[email protected]: The Women's Army Corps, Guest Curator-Led Virtual Tour

Join us for a guest curator-led virtual tour of this popular NWHM online exhibit.

Brave Girls Virtual Storytime: June Almeida, Virus Detective!: The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus

Calling all kids in grades K-4! Join illustrator Elisa Paganelli for a special reading of "June Almeida, Virus Detective!" Elisa will answer audience questions after the reading, and two copies of the book will be given away as door prizes!