NWHM in the News

U.S. Treasury OKs Mankiller Design for 2022 Quarter

Cherokee Phoenix 10/19/2021

“She led for 10 years, guiding a sovereign nation whose population more than doubled, from 68,000 to 170,000, during her tenure,” a biography from the National Women’s History Museum states. “The first woman to be elected chief of a major American Indian tribe, she revitalized the Nation’s tribal government, and advocated relentlessly for improved education, healthcare and housing services. Under her leadership, infant mortality declined and educational achievement rose in the Cherokee Nation.”


COLUMN: Influential American women to be featured on US coins

Daily Eastern News 10/10/2021

"The Museum asked for submissions from the public for the program, with the only requirements being that the Women being deceased. All of the women who have been chosen were picked from many who are known from their work in civil rights, contribution to arts or sciences, and other significant acts.”


31 famous burial sites in Michigan: Where to find them

Detroit Free Press 10/10/2021

"Parks moved to Detroit in 1957 where she worked with local organizations to fight inequality in the city, according to the National Women's History Museum. Parks also served on the staff of congressman John Conyers until her retirement in 1988, according to the U.S. House of Representatives. She died on Oct. 24, 2005.”


From Maya Angelou to Anna May Wong, These Pioneering Women Will Appear on US Quarters Next Year

CNN.com 10/07/2021

"Wilma Mankiller was the first woman to serve as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, according to the National Women's History Museum. During her 10-year tenure in the role, beginning in 1985, the population of the Cherokee Nation more than doubled, and the relationships she bridged between the US government and the Cherokee Nation allowed it to expand its self-governance."


Hewlett High students dominate New York History Fair

LI HERALD | Five Towns 10/01/2021

"In addition, Michael’s and Sydney’s older siblings, Madeline Heyman and Madison Honig, Hewlett High seniors, have been a part of the family dynasty as well, with all four collaborating this year on a senior group performance, “You Can Disagree Without Being Disagreeable: The Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Story.” The project captured first place in senior group performance and was selected to be highlighted by the National Women’s History Museum.”


Finding Justice: The Untold Story of Women’s Fight for the Vote

MyChesCo 09/22/2021

"'Finding Justice' premiered at the National Women’s History Museum on August 26, 2020, with a screening and panel discussion with Amanda Owen and Rosie Rios, President Obama’s Treasurer. Since then, 'Finding Justice' has aired on PBS (WQLN and WHYY) and at several institutions, organizations, and film festivals."


11 Latinx Activists You Should Have Learned About in History Class

Bustle 09/22/2021

"As the National Women's History Museum reported, Huerta has received many awards for her contributions to civil rights, including the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award in 1998, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012. To this day, Huerta still works to empower younger generations to become involved in civil rights activism."


Media companies show support for Hispanic Heritage Month

Campaign US 09/16/2021

"Telemundo will also launch “Latinos Imparables,” highlighting Latino non-profit leaders as part of its corporate social responsibility effort 'El Poder En Ti.' The network will partner with the National Women’s History Museum to develop a Hispanic Heritage Month toolkit of informational videos and profiles about Latina leaders as part of its national Latina empowerment initiative 'Unstoppable Women.'"


NBCUniversal And Telemundo Launch Its First Ever Bilingual Hispanic Heritage Month Campaign "Come With Us"

MarketWatch 09/15/2021

"Under its national Latina empowerment initiative "Unstoppable Women," Telemundo will partner with the National Women's History Museum to develop a Hispanic Heritage Month toolkit including resources and museum content focused on Latinas, weekly profiles of Latinas supporting their Hispanic communities and informational videos featuring Latina leaders."


2 Mins With ... Amani Duncan, President of BBH USA

A look at her work for Google, the National Women's History Museum and more

Muse by Clio 09/10/2021

"Your favorite creative project you've ever worked on: 'Glass Ceiling Breaker in partnership with Chief and the National Women's History Museum. Once you watch the case study, you will know exactly why this was my favorite and one of the most important projects I have ever worked on.'"