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From culture, to politics, to science, and beyond, women have been a vital part of history. Learn more and celebrate the great women from the past and present.

Our Shared Shelf

"Our Shared Shelf is a Feminist book club, founded by UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson. All are welcome!"

Our Shared Shelf, with a collection of over 1,000 book suggestions related to women, feminism, and women's history, is a fantastic place to look for your next book to read. They also select specific titles for book discussions through Goodreads.

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Amazing Women in History

Amazing Women In History - A website dedicated to informing you about all the women that the history books left out.

Katharine Dexter McCormick "Katharine Dexter McCormick is a name that every woman today should know, because your life would probably be very different today if it wasn’t for her. Katharine funded what The New York Times called the “most sweeping sociomedical revolution in history. . . [whose] impact on the United States and other nations [is] almost too vast to analyze.” She was responsible for funding the reseach that discovered the birth control pill...."
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Wilma Rudolph "Wilma Rudolph (1940–1994) was considered the fastest woman in the world in the ‘60s, and the first American woman to win three gold medals in track & field in the 1960 Olympics."
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Margaret Hamilton "Nearly fifty years ago, history was made when Neil Armstrong took his famous first small step on the surface of the moon. But, as they say, behind every great man is a woman, and for Armstrong that woman was Margaret Hamilton, the programmer who invented the software that made the moon landing possible, not to mention software itself."
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