These women lead us in thought and practice

By today’s standards, the right to vote and own property seems basic. But, until August 26, 1920 — less than 100 years ago — it wasn’t for American women.

According to the National Women’s History Project, Women’s Equality Day is observed each year on August 26. It commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving all women the right to vote.

Many mark the national observance by celebrating and honoring women in history and the present-day for the impact they make or have made in our lives. A Forbes article on it clarifies: “These women are your friends, family, colleagues, bosses, influencers and leaders. They are the women in your life who are bravely using their voices, reimagining the workplace, creating cultures of care and leading with compassion.”


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