WellLife Network Celebrates Women’s History Month
March is Women's History Month which provides an opportunity to recognize and honor the visionary generations of innovative and trailblazing women and girls who have made vast and varied contributions that have shaped our progress as a society and strengthened our character.
The influence of Women and our contributions are being celebrated all over the world. March 8 is International Womens Day, where we recognize women's accomplishments and remarkable worldwide impact. This March 2023, The WellLife DEI Committee would like to highlight a few of these extraordinary women.
Indira Gandhi — The first female Prime Minister of India
Marie Curie — The first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Science
Malala Yousafzai — The Youngest recipient of the Nobel Prize (at age 14!!) for her activities for girls/women's rights
Mia Motley — The first female Prime Minister of Barbados
Imelda Nava — Mexican Women's and gender rights advocate
Hedy Lamarr — Wireless Communication
Marion Donovan — Disposable Diapers
Ada Harris — The Hair Straightener
Chien-Shiung Wu — Nuclear Physics
Katanji Brown — First African American Supreme Court Justice
Ellen Ochoa — First Hispanic woman in the world to go into space