August 26th was the 96th Anniversary of the congressional certification of the 19th Amendment, providing women with the constitutional right to vote. The efforts and sacrifices of so many women – and men – were essential for this spectacular accomplishment.
As an individual that was influenced by the women’s movement of the sixties and seventies, I grew up feeling I’d missed the opportunity participate in something very special. It seemed the work had been finished, and all would be well for women going forward. To varying degrees this has been true, especially as it relates to education, business and entrepreneurship. Pay equality remains elusive in some cases, but there is real optimism in addressing disparities. Continue reading “Women’s Rural Leadership Event”