Welcome to the American HerStory Project!
transforms this important
book into a video series and
collection of online exhibits
and other educational resources.
On the heels of her groundbreaking book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America, author and advocate Jill Tietjen and her team are developing an exciting new way to tell the stories of women's contributions to American history.
Why the American
with history?. . . read on
fun facts about
women in HISTORY
A recent study found
6-7 year old children overwhelmingly believe
are not as smart
LET'S MAKE HERSTORY
“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.”
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist
“Each time a girl opens a book and finds a womanless history, she learns she is worth less.”
Myra Pollack Sadker, Educator
“The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up.”
Serena Williams, Professional Tennis Player
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead, Cultural Anthropologist
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