Mariana Flores Melo: Origin of International Women’s Day

What is the origin of March 8? As we know, this day celebrates Women’s Day, when the defense of women’s rights is what counts and in which we must publicly claim those rights more forcefully than ever before. Women’s Day is celebrated since the beginning of the 20th century, but there is some controversy about the seed that originated it, controversial we will try to clarify in this article with…

Mariana Flores Melo: Do You Know When It’s Women’s History Month?

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Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women’s Day on March 8   Women’s History Month traces its beginnings back to the first International Women’s Day in 1911. In 1978, the school district of Sonoma, California participated in Women’s History Week, an event designed…

[Mariana Flores] Marie Curie, a great scientist

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Not only was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, she is the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, Also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris. Born in Warsaw, Poland…