International Women’s Day has been celebrated since the early 1900s. It is a day to celebrate the achievements of women socially, culturally, economically, and politically.
On a more local level though…here’s to all the females in our PS11 school community…the students, the family members, the staff members that inspire, mentor, and challenge us to be great each and every day. Happy International Women’s Day and thank you for all that you do.
Below is a moving and needed video about what it would be like if we celebrated female scientists like we laud celebrities:
Check out some of our female scientists at work today:
To learn more about International Women’s Day, check out:
- Time for Kids: International Women’s Day
- Time for Kids: Women’s History Mini Site
- Google Doodle Slideshow Celebrating International Women’s Day
- The International Women’s Day site
- UN Women: Planet 50 – 50
- 5 Women Changing Their World for the Better