The writer with her grandmother

celebrating powerful women of all ages on international women's day

International Women’s Day has, since 1911, been an occasion to celebrate the contributions and achievements of women.

Many of these celebrations focus on the young, dynamic generations of women who continue to carry the fight for equity forward with their powerful voices. And, of course, these women and their allies will continue to break through barriers and achieve wonderful things. But it’s equally important to remember that we stand on the shoulders of giantesses. That we, today, owe much to the women who came before us.

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