Celebrate Amazing women!
“You go, girl!”
Did you know…
…that windshield wipers were invented by Mary Anderson in 1903?
…that the circular saw was invented by Tabitha Babbitt in 1812?
…that the medical syringe was invented by Letitia Geer in 1899?
…that in 1756, during America’s Colonial period, Lydia Chapin Taft became the first woman to legally vote with the consent of the electorate? Later, in 1869, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded the National Woman Suffrage Association in order to change the 15th Amendment to include women voters?
…that 57% of college students in the U.S. today are women?
…that in 1900, 19% of women in the U.S. held jobs? By 1998, this number had tripled, to 60%.
Happy Women’s History Month!