NWHM in the News

Mónica Gil joins Nike's Board of Directors

Al Día 09/23/2022

"Recognized as a long-standing advocate for women and diversity in the workplace, Gil created and launched Telemundo's women's leadership programs and developed the Telemundo Academy to support the next generation of media leaders. She is also a board member of the National Women’s History Museum and Welcome Tech, Inc. She has also served on the board of ProAmerica Bank and Girl Scouts of the USA."


Santa Fe Native Nina Otero-Warren Featured On Quarter

Los Alamos Daily Post 09/22/2022

"Coinciding with the release of the coin and to celebrate her legacy, the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) and the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative (AWHI), in partnership with the New Mexico History Museum (NMHM) and with support from the United States Mint (Mint) and with special thanks to the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives, held a series of public events Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 in Santa Fe."


Nike Adds Telemundo Marketing Executive to its Board of Directors

The Business Journals 09/21/2022

"Nike Inc. has appointed NBCUniversal Telemundo executive Mónica Gil and former Intel CEO Bob Swan to its board of directors. In her role as chief administrative and marketing officer at NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, Gil leads the company’s brand development, digital marketing and multichannel creative efforts. "


Mónica Gil and Bob Swan Join Nike, Inc. Board of Directors

Business Wire 09/21/2022

"Prior to Telemundo, Gil served in several leadership roles at Nielsen. She earned a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MA from the University of Southern California School of Public Administration. She is also a board member of the National Women’s History Museum and Welcome Tech, Inc."


NBC Universal Telemundo Launches ‘Be The Next Story Told’ Campaign To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

GlobalGrind 09/21/2022

"Under its award-winning corporate initiative, “Unstoppable Women,” Telemundo is collaborating with the National Women’s History Museum to showcase a virtual exhibit highlighting leadership by Latina women in Congress, as well as developing a digital toolkit, including resources and museum content focused on Latinas, weekly profiles of Latinas supporting their Hispanic communities and informational videos featuring Latina leaders."


The True Story of 'The Woman King' and the Agojie Warriors

The new film, starring Viola Davis and John Boyega, sheds light on an all-female African army

Esquire 09/16/2022

"Bello told Vanity Fair that, on the podium at Skirball Cultural Center’s National Women’s History Museum in Los Angeles, she spoke about an epic historical drama about an African warrior named Nanisca and asked: “Wouldn’t you want to see Viola Davis in a role like that?” The crowd went wild and “rose to their feet in raucous applause.” That seemed to settle things for Davis, who was being presented an award that night, and so began the production of The Woman King."


New Mexico’s Unsung Hero in the Fight for Women’s Suffrage

Albuquerque Journal 09/13/2022

"As we chart our course forward, it’s imperative we document and champion women’s representation and inclusion, not just in history books but in every place where stories are being told and decisions are being made. Inclusive history is good history, and it is being made now."


FBI file shows bureau kept tabs on Aretha Franklin's activism, a common focus during the Civil Rights era

CBS 58 WDJT-Milwaukee 09/12/2022

"The National Women's History Museum describes Hamer "as one of the most important, passionate, and powerful voices of the civil and voting rights movements," and the US Justice Department was definitely keeping tabs on her work, even if it often misspelled her name as Fanny Hummer."


History Matters: Understanding Abortion Rights in the U.S. and What Comes Next

With Mary Ziegler, Sarah Dubow and Deborah White

On the Issues with Michele Goodwin, Ms. Magazine (Podcast) 08/26/2022

"In this episode, we are live with the National Women’s History Museum for an incredibly important episode addressing reproductive health rights and justice from a historical point of view."


Women's Equality Day

WJLA: 08/26/2022

"It is Women's Equality Day, a day to look back on how women's rights have evolved and forward to what changes need to be made. Jennifer Herrera, Chief Communications Officer with the National Women’s History Museum helped us take a deeper look at the issues."