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Explore Women's History: History


Infographic depicting the number of women who earned Nobel prizes

58 women total have been awarded Nobel prizes. Learn about the inspiring women who earned them by exploring this list of women who changed the world.


Photo of Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman is the Underground Railroad’s best known conductor and repeatedly risked her life to guide 70 enslaved people to new lives of freedom.

Visit the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Maryland.


The National Women’s History Museum highlights the courage, sacrifice, and challenges African American nurses have faced throughout U.S. history.


Image of a female African American steel worker

Stories of the Women of Steel Podcast

In the 1970s Bethlehem Steel was forced by a federal consent decree to begin to hire women in all departments. Stories of the Women of Steel shares the stories of the first female workers at Baltimore’s Bethlehem Steel Plant.