MARCH 10: TODAY’S INSPIRING WOMAN

JOSEPHINE GROVES HOLLOWAY

Josephine Groves Holloway was born today in 1898. She founded the first unofficial Girl Scout troop for African American girls and worked for two decades to have her troops recognized by the Nashville Girl Scout Council. 

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MARCH 9: TODAY’S INSPIRING WOMEN

GRACIELA OLIVÁREZ

Graciela Olivárez, Chicana activist, was born today in 1928. She was the first woman and first Latina graduate from Notre Dame Law School, and one of first two women on the board of Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.

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MARCH 8: TODAY’S INSPIRING WOMEN- INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

March 8 is International Women’s Day! Its origins trace back to protests in the U.S. and Europe to honor and fight for the political rights for working women.

LILIA ANN ABRON

Lilia Ann Abron, an entrepreneur and chemical engineer, was born today in 1945. She was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in chemical engineering.

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In Light Of Women’s History Month— Women MTA Workers Confront MTA With Issues on March 26th. Join Us!

Women have been working for the MTA for close to 50 years and nothing much has changed with their conditions.

Women still have no light duty work for pregnancies and is expected to work up to their 9th month, full duty. As a result of no light duty work, women who are pregnant have to use sick time to compensate for being pregnant.

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