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I challenge every woman to think about what independence looks like in her own life and how to advance it. One of my favorite quotes is "You get what you settle for." We don't have to settle for less than we deserve. Read this post
When the bicycle became popular in the 1890s, a quarter century before women could vote, it opened up new possibilities for women. Women now had more freedom in how they dressed, changing from the restrictive, modest fashion of the Victorian age into outfits that (gasp) exposed their ankles and bloomers. More important, bicycles gave women a new means of transportation independence. Read this post
Do you know when your home state voted in favor of women's right to vote? Check out this list of each state's ratification since June 1919. Read this post
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Women 100 in the Year 2020
Vision 2020’s Women 100: A National Celebration of American Women is a year-long series of programs and events marking a century of progress since women won the right to vote and setting the agenda to achieve economic, political and social equality.
In 2020, Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy, will be home to Vision 2020’s Women 100 programs and events, while members of the Vision 2020 national coalition will host sister programs across the country in support of the 19th Amendment centennial celebration.