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Celebrate Women For National Women's History Month, White Plains

March is National Women's History Month.
March is National Women's History Month. Photo Credit: Free Arts Minnesota Facebook

In Honor of National Women's History Month, the National Women's History Project is honoring several trailblazing women who influenced our public policy and the building of viable institutions and organizations.

Some of the women honored are:

Daisy Bates: Bates was a journalist and Civil Rights activist who famously facilitated the 1957 integration of public schools in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Ella Grasso: Grasso was the first woman elected governor of a U.S. state in her own right, serving as Governor of Connecticut from 1974 through 1980.

Oveta Culp Hobby: Hobby was a military leader, the first commanding officer of the Women’s Army Corps and the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Karen Narasaki: Narasaki is a Civil Rights lawyer, lobbyist, and leader who has dedicated her career to issues of Asian American equality.

Nancy Grace Roman: Roman is an astronomer and was the first women executive at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). she is known as the "Mother of the Hubble."

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