All March long, the U.S. celebrates the accomplishments of the inspirational and innovative females who helped shape American history. Join us as we remember these leaders and champions for advancement and equality and honor all women who have worked to make a difference around the world now during Women's History Month.
Today, we can all agree the notable women of American history and their many achievements deserve their place in the history books and their time in the spotlight this month. But you might be surprised to learn how long it took for everyone to get on board with the idea! Learn more about how (and when) the very first Women's History Month came to be.
American women finally won the right to vote in 1920, but the fight for equality started long before that. Let's take a look back at the timeline, key players, and everything else you need to know about the women's suffrage movement.
From ancient empresses to famous queens, we're going even further back in women's history to hail these 12 powerful female leaders. They changed the rules in a man's world and helped inspire generations of other leading ladies to come.