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Amazing Women!

Mission Control Amy Like pioneering women before her, Amy may one day find herself calling the shots at Mission Control. Can you name the first American woman to travel into outer space? How about the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court? The answers are below.

Or, Amy may one day find herself behind a desk as the Chief Executive of a major corporation or even in the Oval Office. Can you name the first woman nominated for the office of Vice-President of The United States? How about the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State? Thanks to the efforts of these women and others throughout history, Amy's options are unlimited. CEO Amy

 
March is Women's History Month. Browse these selected websites that call attention to the importance of women in the development of society. Then, participate in the Amazing Women Survey!
 

The National Museum of Women's History
A great place to start your search for interesting women in history.

Women's History Month
These resources from the Social Studies School Service offer ideas and activities for celebrating during March.

Multimedia Exhibits in Women's History
A superb collection, from Middle Tennessee State University, of online exhibits highlighting the history of women in American society.

Celebrating Women's Achievements
Each year, Canadian women's contributions to society are collected and shared online.

 
During March, Amy will be participating in a local workshop sponsored by the American Association of University Women called "Girls Succeeding in Science, Math, and Technology: Who Works and What Works." In honor of Women's History Month, Amy will make a little history of her own as she shares her "quite amazing" web experiences.
 
Which women have made an impact on your life? Which women living today do you respect most? Share your thoughts in our Amazing Women Survey!
 
First American woman in space? Sally Ride.
First woman on the Supreme Court? Sandra Day O'Connor.
First female Vice-Presidential nominee? Geraldine Ferraro.
First female Secretary of State? Madeleine Albright.

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