The first woman is elected to Congress, four years before all women were granted the right to vote.
The 19th Amendment is signed into law and women have the right to vote.
Dawn of the wage gap: Women’s average annual pay salary was $525, compared to $1,027 for men.
Equality: Greece’s Greatest Gift. In Ancient times, women held equal financial rights with men.
Millions of women enter the workforce making up 65% of the U.S. aircraft industry compared to 1% of pre-war years.
Wanting to continue working, instead women were forced out by men returning home from the war and by the downturn in demand for war materials.
The Good Wife’s Guide: Housekeeping Monthly published this article detailing all the ways that a wife should act.
Yale finally begins to admit women to its university, making the ivy league college coeducational. Dartmouth waited until 1972 to do the same.
The first female CEO makes it to the Fortune 500 List and Title IX of the Education Amendments prohibits sex discrimination in schools.
Under English law, Coverture dictated that upon marriage, a woman’s legal and property rights became her husband’s. By making the husband and wife one person in law, the legal existence of the woman as a person was suspended during the marriage.
Women can finally get credit cards in their own name with Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
With the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, women can no longer be legally fired from their jobs for being pregnant.
A landmark piece of legislation, the Women’s Business Ownership Act-among other things-put an end to state laws that required women to have male relatives sign business loans.
The Civil Rights Act of 1991 expanded the rights of women to sue and collect compensatory and punitive damages for sexual discrimination or harassment.
Marked by the beginnings of women in positions of power and authority, the 1990s had the first female CEO to run both a Fortune 50 and Fortune 20 Company where she oversaw the largest technology merger in history.
The first female Speaker of the House, Minority and Majority Leaders are elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
A boss lady is someone who mentors other women and pays it forward to build a sisterhood. They seek out female owned and run organizations to transact their business. By sharing their wisdom and their dollars, they are building the most amazing future.
The future is female, and she’s fierce.