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Duo Celebrates Women’s History Month

A Women's History Celebration

March 1st kicked off the celebration of one half of the population, women! Women have come a long baby, and we aren't finished yet. There are new glass ceilings to break, and equality is still not exactly equal, but throughout history there have been significant contributions by women.

Our Instagram is heating up for Women's History Month (WHM) with hot stories featuring women all month long. Check out this video on women in tech.

Women in Tech 

 

How Did Women's History Month Begin?

Since the dawn of time, women have been working hard for a fair shake. Leaders, pioneers, homemakers, trailblazers -- women were essential to the birth of this nation and are essential to lead us into its future. The first recording was reported as a "Women's Day" organized by the Socialist Party of America in New York City all the way back in February 28, 1909. The United Nations began to recognize International Women's Day on March 8, 1975. 

The first celebrations took place in Sonoma County, California, in 1978. President Jimmy Carter issued a national proclamation declaring the week of March 8 National Women's History Week. Then in 1987, the National Women's History Project, successfully petitioned Congress to designate the month of March 1987 as Women's History Month. Each March carry's a theme and the theme for 2021 is "Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced."

At Duo we value women. If you have ever met any women of Duo you will see this is true. To all the ladies, we celebrate and honor your achievements!


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