Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Michelle Obama

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Michelle Obama, the first African-American First Lady of the United States, an attorney, author, and education advocate for adolescent girls. As First Lady, Obama championed causes such as Let’s Move (ending childhood obesity), Reach Higher Initiative (job opportunities), and Joining Forces (supporting service members, veterans and military families). Obama is set to be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

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Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Mary Golda Ross

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Mary Golda Ross, a teacher of math and science, the first Native American female engineer, and a founding member of Skunk Works. Ross was also known for her encouragement of Native Americans to pursue careers in math, science, and engineering, delivering lectures at high schools and colleges around the country.

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Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Marva Collins

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Marva Collins, an American educator, Legendary Women of the World (1982), and founder of Westside Preparatory School. In 1975, frustrated with the public school system that was failing inner-city students, Collins established her own rigorous system that emphasized history, literature, and language studies through asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking. In 2004, Collins received the National Humanity Medal.

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Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Gabriela Mistral

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Gabriela Mistral, a Chilean poet-diplomat and educator. In 1945 she became the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature. Her portrait also appears on the 5,000 Chilean peso bank note.

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Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Zitkala-Sa

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Zitkala-Sa, a writer, musician, and one of the most influential Native American activists of the 20th century. Zitkala-Sa founded the National Council of American Indians, which advocated for Indigenous citizenship rights, educational opportunities, improved health care, and cultural recognition and preservation.

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