“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” — Dolly Parton
It is Women’s History Month and there are so many ways to celebrate the women pioneers who have shaped the world today.
Don’t know how to get started? Here are 10 ways you can make the most of Women’s History Month!
#1 Consume Women Empowerment Content
By reading Plus Model Magazine, you are ALREADY consuming positive women empowering content and you should be very proud of yourself. What you consume matters! Make sure you share this article and encourage other women in your life to read content just like this each and every day!
#2 Learn Women’s History Every Day
One of the best ways to participate in a celebration is to understand the roots and the history of it. “Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.” Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields.” (Women’s History Month)
#3 Make History
Did you know that you could celebrate Women’s History Month by creating your and sharing your own history? Share in the comments how you are making history this month!
#4 Support Female Owned Businesses
This is the perfect month to support small and large female owned businesses. Check out the Maia Community to support businesses that are 50% or more woman-owned today!
#5 Empower Young Girls
One of the most rewarding experiences in my career has been empowering and uplifting young girls. How can you empower young girls this month?
#6 Celebrate Your Own Accomplishments
Women’s History Month isn’t just about celebrating and honoring other women leaders and heroes. How are you celebrating your own accomplishments this month?
#7 Honor the Women in Your Life
If you are lucky then you have been exposed to strong, independent, and powerful women in your own life. Whether they are your mother, aunt, grandmother, sister, godmother, or mentor, these are women who should honored and celebrated this month. Don’t you agree?
#8 Uplift Women in Your Network
There is nothing better than women who support other women. When your friend is looking for a job, how can you help her? In reality, it feels so incredibly rewarding to help another woman elevate in her career. How are you supporting the women in your network this month?
#9 Support Female Initiatives
In addition to supporting female owned businesses, there are global female initiatives that you can support and spread awareness about this month. Are you excited to join a new initiative this month?
#10 Keep the Celebration Going
Similar to Black History Month, Women’s History Month doesn’t have to end in March. If you want to celebrate and honor women all year long, you should do it! There is no time limit attached to celebrating the power and joy women offer in this world.
Happy Women’s History Month!
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