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National Women's History Project


The National Women's History Project, founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Its mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs.


Not for Ourselves Alone


Experience the work of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony – at home or in the classroom. Track key events in the suffrage movement, delve into historic documents and essays, and take a look at where women are today.


The National Archives - Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment


The National Archives site offers educational resources for teachers and students. This site acts as a gateway to valuable historical records that document history, social studies and the humanities. From the American Revolution and the Civil War to Woman Suffrage and Rosa Parks, the National Archives provides useful insight into the events that shaped our country.


Ohio League of Women Voters


The mission of the League of Women Voters is to encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government and to influence public policy through education and advocacy.


Ohio Women's Hall of Fame


Established in 1978 in the Women's Programs at the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, The Ohio Women's Hall of Fame provides public recognition of the contributions Ohio women have made to the growth and progress of our state, our nation and our world.


Ohio Center for the Advancement of Women in Public Service


The Ohio Center for the Advancement of Women in Public Service was founded to promote the advancement of careers of women in public service within the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government at the national, state, and local levels. Key functions of the center are to produce research on the state of women's careers in public service, identify particular barriers to the movement of women into positions of authority and leadership, and devise strategies to address these barriers.


National Foundation for Women Legislators


The mission of The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) serves as a forum for women legislators to be empowered through information and experience. Its mission is to provide strategic resources to women leaders for leadership development and effective governance through conferences, seminars, education materials, professional and personal relationships, and networking at both the state and federal levels. NFWL is a non-partisan educational foundation. Its membership consists of members of the National Order of Women Legislators (all current and former women elected officials) corporate leadership and association members.


National Conference of State Legislatures - Women's Legislative Network,83,197#197


The Women's Legislative Network of NCSL is the professional development organization that includes every female state legislator in the fifty states, United States territories, and the District of Columbia. The Network began when female legislators gathered at NCSL meetings in the late 1970s. It was formally organized in 1985 at the Annual Meeting in Seattle and later became a core program of the NCSL Foundation for State Legislatures. The mission of the Women's Legislative Network is to promote the participation, empowerment, and leadership of women legislators.


The Council of State Governments - Trends in America


The Council of State Governments is the nation's only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled regional, national and international opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate and create problem-solving partnerships. Through the Trends in America series, CSG policy experts examine the ways key issues are impacting your state.


The Center for American Women and Politics


The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is nationally recognized as the leading source of scholarly research and current data about American women's political participation. Its mission is to promote greater knowledge and understanding about women's participation in politics and government and to enhance women's influence and leadership in public life.