Elizabeth Cady Stanton considered the Seneca Falls Convention to be the spark that set off the entire suffrage movement. Find out what happened here.
Ever wonder about the history of the birth control pill and how it came to be? Its history might surprise you – at one time it was illegal to even talk about birth control. But a small group of women fought for it, and one woman in particular stepped up to make the birth control […]
Are there female firefighters? How many, and who was the first? The history of organized firefighting began all the way back in Ancient Rome. Since then, most organized firefighting forces have been made up of men… until recently. Still, as in most all-male occupations throughout history, there were always a few women who made their […]
Ever wondered why a married woman can be addressed by her husband’s name? It’s because married women didn’t exist under the law. Here’s why…
These 3 brave female astronauts made history despite the odds, and paved the way for women in space after them.
Ever wonder, what have women invented? Like so many other areas of society, the world of patents is one that has been historically male-dominated. In 2018, only 10% of patents were inventions made by women. This figure led researchers to conclude that when it comes to applying for patents, “women inventors must pass greater degrees […]
Which famous female speaker from history would win in a game of Top Trumps? Would the oratory skills of Margaret Thatcher beat the eloquence of Oprah? Or would Amelia Earhart take the crown? Conference call provider Meetupcall has researched some of history’s most high-profile and influential famous female speakers in history to discover what makes […]