“It’s crucial to pay our respects to the women who came before us, and to acknowledge the many obstacles intrepid individuals surmounted in their fight for equality. This month — Women’s History Month — is devoted to doing just that.
Every March, we’re often reminded of the efforts of suffragettes like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, social justice warriors like Eleanor Roosevelt and Rosa Parks as well as trailblazers like Amelia Earhart and Billie Jean King.
But it’s also vital to acknowledge and celebrate the work women are doing right now. Here are seven women who refuse to complacently accept ongoing sexism and are fighting for justice every day — and who we should certainly be celebrating in Women’s History Months to come.
See the list here