HomeNewsThe Women of “Women’s History Month”The Women of “Women’s History Month”Fri, March 31, 2023SHARE NOW Remembering ‘Milly’: A Tribute to Amelia CollinsThursday, March 30The very first time I heard of Amelia Collins was when I was a child, maybe… Read More.DR. MAGDALENE M. CARNEY – Setting the Perfect ExampleWednesday, March 29Dr. Magdalene M. Carney was a writer, a Civil Rights advocate, a Bahá’í, and first and… Read More.Mary Brown Martin – Suffragist and EducatorTuesday, March 28Born in 1877 in Raleigh, North Carolina to two formerly enslaved parents, Mary Brown Martin brought… Read More.Dorothy Baker – Teacher to the endMonday, March 27A wet purse was discovered at the seaside in January of 1954. The woman who had… Read More.Martha Root – Teaching the WorldSunday, March 26Martha Root was different from other girls even as a little child. She enjoyed reading and… Read More.Mildred Mottahedeh – A Powerhouse Woman for HumanitySaturday, March 25Mildred Root Mottahedeh was a collector of Chinese export porcelains and a co-founder of a business… Read More.Phoebe Hearst – Her name shall be upliftedFriday, March 24In 1862, at the young age of 19, Phoebe Elizabeth Apperson wed George Hearst, a very… Read More.Lua Getsinger – Herald of the CovenantThursday, March 23“You must serve as my flag and wave it in both the East and the West.” ‘Abdu’l-Bahá said this to Lua Getsinger, when she… Read More.From Tragedy to Promoter of Equality of the SexesWednesday, March 22Corinne Knight True was born in Kentucky during the Civil War, the oldest child of Martha Thomas (Duerson) Knight and Moses Greene Knight. Moses… Read More.Amatu’l-Bahá Rúhíyyih KhánumTuesday, March 21On January 19, 2000, Madame Ruhiyyih Rabbani, born as Mary Sutherland Maxwell, and affectionately known by… Read More.The Life of Effie BakerMonday, March 20As most of the world celebrates the new year, January 1st also commemorates the passing of someone special: Effie Baker. In fact, if you… Read More.Zaynab and the Women of ZanjanSunday, March 19From their earliest years, generations of Baha’is have prayed: “Make of me a shining lamp and a brilliant star.” Shining lamps and brilliant stars… Read More.Leonora Armstrong: Spiritual Mother of South AmericaSaturday, March 18Story by Sonjel Vreeland “Leonora, what are you waiting for? Go!” Those were the words of May Maxwell to Leonora Holsapple Armstrong. Leonora wanted to… Read More.Religion Changes a Chinese BillionaireFriday, March 17Chinese businesswoman Zhang Xin is a billionaire who made much of her money in the real… Read More.A Baha’i Grandmother Starts Her Second Decade in PrisonThursday, March 16Mahvash Shahriari Sabet, a 70-year-old Baha’i teacher and poet, mother and grandmother, is perhaps even more… Read More.LADY SARA LOUISA BLOMFIELDWednesday, March 15Lady Sara Louisa Blomfield Born: 1859 Death: December 31, 1939 Place of Birth: Ireland Location… Read More.An Example to WomankindTuesday, March 14The year is 1922. In Karachi, the Islamic centre of British India, a 17-year-old woman is… Read More.Women in Space – How Lucille Ball Saved Star Trek® and the Impact on NASAMonday, March 13Women have always played a pivotal role in space exploration. From key roles in sci-fi fantasy television shows and movies to real-life scientific heroines,… Read More.Hazel Scott: Gifted Musician and Defender of Her PeopleSunday, March 12Hazel Scott, the sole survivor of her parents’ seven children, loved the piano from the time… Read More.Remembering Clara DunnSaturday, March 11“Oh what an enormous duck! Oh what a wonderful duck! How splendid was this great big glorious duck!” Read More.The Equality of Men and WomenFriday, March 10“The world of humanity has two wings—one is women and the other men,” wrote ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, “Not until both wings are equally developed… Read More.Mona Mahmudnizhad – Speaking Truth to PowerThursday, March 9June 18th, 2023 will mark the 40th year since the death of Mona Mahmudnizhad. She was executed in Iran for being Baha’i and for… Read More.International Women’s DayWednesday, March 8This International Women’s Day, 8 March 2023, join UN Women and the United Nations in celebrating under the theme: DigitALL: Innovation… Read More.Dr. H. Elsie Austin: A women of firstsTuesday, March 7Sharing the Baha’i teachings of oneness across the globe was a priority for Dr. H. Elsie Austin. Born in 1908 in Tuskegee, Alabama, Dr…. Read More.Dorothy Nelson: Legal RevolutionistMonday, March 6when I was leader of a boys’ club for underprivileged eight-year-olds, I found that when I… Read More.Layli Miller Muro: A woman for the history booksSunday, March 5Layli Miller-Muro is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the the Tahirih Justice Center. She established Tahirih in 1997 following her involvement in… Read More.Carole Lombard—Iconic Actress, Humanitarian, Baha’iSaturday, March 4You may know Carole Lombard as an icon of cinema, one of the greatest actresses of all time—but do you know anything about her… Read More.Patricia Locke: A Shining LightFriday, March 3Patricia Locke was born in 1928 in Idaho. Her Lakota name was Tawacin Waste Win, which… Read More.