Why not take this opportunity to add WomenExplore's own blog, TOP of My Mind to your reading list?
You will find the text of many of our focus talks posted there, as well as a variety of items that WomenExplore participants have found of interest. You can also get there by clicking on its logo at the top right of most of our pages.
11.30 am 17th November 2022
Dorianne Low shared her personal story, Travel.
This was the final story in a very successful series of personal talks. If you missed out on any, or you want to re-experience them, you can find the audio and/or text of most of these talks at WomenExplore's blog, TOP of My Mind
Accomplishments of Women in last 50 years
1972 - Title 1X
1973 - Roe vs Wade
1974 - Women earn the right to open credit cards
1976 - Women enter West Point
1979 – UN Adopts the women’s bill of rights
1981 – Sandra Day O’Connor appointed to the Supreme Court
1983 – Sally Ride is the first American woman in space
1994 – Congress passes the violence against women act9
2007 - Nancy Pelosi becomes speaker of the House
1981 – Jimmy Carter created national women’s history week and Congress designated March as women’s history month.
2009 – President Obama signed Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law. This allowed women to sue for wage discrimination
2014 - Malala Yousafzai won The Nobel peace prize for advocating for girls education
2018 – Record breaking numbers of women elected to Congress
2020 – Kamala Harris first woman vice President
WomenExplore invites you to help us celebrate our 50 years of thought-provoking lectures covering themes of social justice, equality, feminism, spirituality, and preservation of our precious earth. Join us for insight, enlightenment, encouragement, and friendship when our ten-week spring series begins on March 9th. The lectures will be on Zoom with a few special celebratory events in person. Mark your calendar and reserve Thursdays from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm!
As well as a time to celebrate our 50th anniversary, this spring WomenExplore will also begin the process of imagining and creating its next phase. In whatever format, we expect to continue our focus on identifying and exploring the important issues of our day. Whether you are a long-time member or brand new to WomenExplore, we welcome you to be part of this important endeavor! Come and be with us on zoom or at our in-person events as together we honor our remarkable history and plan our future! WomenExplore invites you to join us celebrating 50 years of thought-provoking lectures on themes ranging from social justice, equality, feminism, spirituality, and preservation of our beautiful and generous planet. Join us for insight, enlightenment, encouragement and friendship when our ten-week spring series begins on March 9th. The lectures will be on Zoom with a few special celebratory events in person. Mark your calendar and reserve Thursdays from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm!