Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

By Antoine Andrews, Symantec's Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion
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Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00am

March is Women’s History Month in the United States, and March 8th marks International Women’s Day around the world.  At Symantec, we want to take this time to reflect on the contributions women have made in the history of technology, celebrate our communities of women at Symantec through SWAN, and highlight some of our inspirational partners in gender around the world.

“Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” is the theme for National Women’s History Month in 2015.  The theme, according to the National Women’s History Project, presents the opportunity to weave women’s stories – individually and collectively – into the essential fabric of our nation’s history.

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month in the United States grew out of a weeklong celebration of women’s contributions to culture, history, and society organized by the school district of Sonoma, California, in 1978. A few years later, the idea had caught on within communities, school districts, and organizations across the country.

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