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What’s So Special About March? Women’s History Month for One!

You probably were thinking basketball, right?  Well that happens in March too, but so does Women’s History Month.

Last weekend was International Women’s Day and had I not been digging out of my inbox from being out of the country for 3 weeks I would have posted this sooner.

Take a look below at some astonishing feats women have conquered just in the past decade –

Pretty amazing!!  Of course women couldn’t have accomplished all these things without some progressive men too.  So cheers to you too!

If you would like to pay tribute to or learn more about the generations of women whose commitment to progress have proved invaluable to society take a look at the Library of Congress’ collection.

About the author

Melissa Kennedy

I am an innovative, practical problem-solver with an MBA. Pioneered one of the first social media strategic plans for a Fortune 100 company, including monthly online TV program viewed by 120,000 customers. Created a scalable channel marketing service model and established a new customer communication channel through partner web syndication. Developed marketing plan for start-up technology firm. Launched first comprehensive marketing campaign for major science and technology university's $1 Billion fund-raising effort. Award-winning performance for 15 years across functions, industries and organizations.

My passion for results goes beyond professional pursuits. I am a global facilitator and co-organizer of Startup Weekends and serve as an advocate and volunteer for many local charities including Food Bank of Central/Eastern NC, North Carolina International Affairs Council and Connected Women of North Carolina. Plus, I have served as the President for the Triangle Interactive Marketing Association,

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