5 unsung women who changed feminism forever
March 31, 2016 - Uncategorized
Conventional wisdom often tells us that one powerful woman is enough for the historical record. That’s why we idolize the same women over and over.
Those who aren’t cast as icons, however, no matter how influential or impressive, are forgotten or become footnotes in our collective memory.
Every year during Women’s History Month, we acknowledge how such a narrow view of the past still burdens us today. Women who can’t identify with the mainstream heroes chosen for them may feel they have no place in greater society or role in the struggle to achieve gender equality.
It doesn’t have to be this way.