“The purpose of Women’s History Month is to increase consciousness and knowledge of women’s history: to take one month of the year to remember the contributions of notable and ordinary women, in hopes that the day will soon come when it’s impossible to teach or learn history without remembering these contributions,” says Jone Johnson Lewis, About.com’s Womens’ History editor and writer. Take a look at the story of how March was designated women’s history month.

Then, take a look at the special resources about women’s history month she has gathered from around About.com.

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Women and Work Resources

  • Women and Work: Then, Now, and Predicting the Future for Women in the Workplace.
  • How Real Women Get Ahead.
  • Why Sexy Isn’t Better: How Sexual Behavior Can Submarine Your Career.

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Women and Work originally appeared on About.com Human Resources on Saturday, March 20th, 2010 at 17:39:12.

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