2010 Partners

30th Anniversary 2010 Partners

To celebrate our 30th Anniversary, the National Women’s History Project has joined with a broad-base coalition of 2010 Partners who will be individually and collectively Writing Women Back into History.

Please visit our events calendar as well as our 2010 Partners websites to learn about programs and celebrations in your state or community.


AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.

Annie Apple Seed Project

Annie Apple Seed Project provides information, education and advocacy for people with cancer, family and friends, especially about natural, complementary/alternative and integrative cancer therapies.

Arizona Women’s Heritage Trail

Arizona Women’s Heritage Trail will document the multicultural layers of women’s experiences — personal, social, political, and economic – in the land now known as Arizona. The Trail will encourage public awareness of women’s presence in, and contributions to, the Southwest and the nation.

Autry National Center of the American West

The Women of the West Museum is part of the ANCAW’s exploration of the experiences and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inform our shared future.

Bonniebrook Historical Society

Bonniebrook Historical Society collects, preserves, and makes available for educational and historical purposes artifacts, documents, personal items, and any works or items directly relating to the history and life of Rose O’Neill.

Boston Women’s Heritage Trail

Boston Women’s Heritage Trail tells the diverse and remarkable stories of some of Boston’s female patriots, intellectuals, abolitionists, suffragists, artists and writers spanning four centuries, and forever weaves Boston women back into the fabric of the “city upon a hill.”

Business and Professional Women (BPW) of Florida

Business and Professional Women (BPW) of Florida works to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.

Business and Professional Women (BPW) of Washington State

Business and Professional Women (BPW) of Washington State works to achieve workplace equity for all women through advocacy, education and information.

Charlotte Community School for Girls www.charlottecommunityschool.org

At Charlotte Community School for Girls, we seek to prepare middle school girls from low-income families for a rapidly changing world and encourage them to pursue higher education. We seek to present a demanding environment for learning while offering the attention to help girls succeed.

Coalition of Labor Union Women

The Coalition of Labor Union Women is America’s only national organization for union women. Formed in 1974, CLUW is a nonpartisan organization within the union movement.

Chicago Women’s Liberation Union Herstory Project

Chicago Women’s Liberation Union Herstory Project is an online historical archive of Women’s Liberation in Chicago featuring historical documents, photos, memoirs, posters, music and more.

Courageous Leadership CLC

The Courageous Leadership Consortium’s vision is to identify, create, and then disseminate innovative leadership models and educational resources to develop women leaders.


Delaware Commission for Women (DCW) http://commissionforwomen.delaware.gov/

Delaware Commission for Women (DCW) advocates for the equality of women in a way that fosters self-esteem and self-reliance among women of all ages by promoting the political, economic, social, educational, personal and professional growth of Delaware women.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s Consortium supports women’s education, history, culture, leadership and equity through a variety of activities.

Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF)

Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.

The Geist Institute for Women’s Words

The Geist Institute for Women’s Words: Rescuing Women’s Words from the Footnotes of History and Putting Women and their Words to Work for Northwest North Carolina. We are publishing a digital archive of women’s letters from 1700 to the present and providing practical training in communication and digital technology skills.

Grace Hudson Museum

Grace Hudson Museum is an art, history and anthropology museum focusing on the lifeworks of artist Grace Carpenter Hudson and her ethnologist husband, Dr. John W. Hudson


Harlow Girls, PPF (Past Present and Future)

Harlow Girls is a small, mulitgenerational philanthropic foundation dedicated to promoting and supporting activism in social justice and ecoliteracy.

Her Own Words

Her Own Words founded by Jocelyn Riley in 1986 to produce video narratives, books, and posters on women’s history and women in nontraditional careers.

HerStory Scrapbook

The HerStory Scrapbook presents over 900 fascinating articles published in the New York Times from 1917 to 1920 about women winning the right to vote in the U.S. The 360° Challenge provides 90 stories of 90 women over 90 days, starting January 1, 2010, as a way to celebrate the 90th anniversary of women winning the vote. Take the challenge!

Historical New York Research Associates

Judith Wellman, historian and principal investigator, specializes in women’s history, the Underground Railroad, and historic sites.

International Museum of Women (I.M.O.W.)

International Museum of Women (I.M.O.W.) has an ambitious mission: to value the lives of women around the world.

Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA)

Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA)’s mission is to uncover, chronicle, and transmit to a broad public the rich history of American Jewish women by disseminating educational materials, developing partnerships, and maintaining an innovative website.

League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Education Fund

League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Education Fund is a nonpartisan political organization with the mission of encouraging informed and active participation in government, to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

League of Women Voters of Montgomery County

League of Women Voters of Montgomery County is a nonpartisan political organization with the mission of encouraging informed and active participation in government, to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Madam Walker Theatre

Madam Walker Theatre housed in the historic Madame C.J. Walker Building, has long symbolized the spirit of creativity and community pride in the city of Indianapolis. The site represents the achievements, art forms, culture and history of African-American people.

Mahogany Scholarship Heritage Foundation

Mahogany Scholarship Heritage Foundation ‘s mission is to promote education, celebrate Black Heritage, honor achievement of great leaders past and present; promote unity between all races and empower youth for leadership and excellence.

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center’s mission is to preserve the past, understand the present, and shape the future by recognizing, respecting, and transmitting the experiences and contributions of Maryland women and girls.


Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation

Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation is dedicated to educating current and future generations about Gage’s work and its power to drive contemporary social change.

Molly Brown House Museum

Molly Brown House Museum’s mission is to accurately portray the story of Margaret Tobin Brown, who was a witness and an active agent in the profound changes caused by industrialization, technological innovations, social reform movements and the shifting role of women during the first decades of the 20th century.

National Collaborative of Women’s History Sites

National Collaborative of Women’s History Sites supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women’s participation in American life. The Collaborative makes women’s contributions to history visible so that all women’s experiences and potential are fully valued.

National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts was founded to redefine traditional histories of art. NMWA is the only museum solely dedicated to celebrating the diverse artistic achievements of women. NMWA exhibits, preserves, acquires, and researches art by women and teaches the public about their accomplishments.

National Women’s Hall of Fame

National Women’s Hall of Fame‘s mission is ‘Showcasing great women…Inspiring All!’

The National Women’s History Museum

Mission: The National Women’s History Museum affirms the value of knowing Women’s History, illuminates the role of women in transforming society and encourages all people, women and men, to participate in democratic dialogue about our future.

Pearl S. Buck International (PSBI)

Pearl S. Buck International (PSBI)‘s mission continues the legacy and dreams of Pearl S. Buck: her commitment to improving the quality of life and expanding opportunities for children: promoting an understanding of the values and attributes of other cultures, the injustice of prejudice, and the need for humanitarianism throughout the world.

Riverside Woman’s Club

Riverside Woman’s Club is a non profit community service organization, whose purpose is to promote charitable, education, public and civic affairs within the meaning of IRS 501 C 3 regulations.

Roads from Seneca Falls

Roads from Seneca Falls brings together the best web-based curriculum materials relating to women’s history for K-12 teachers and students. Educators can search more than 2000 websites by topic, grade level, and type of material.

San Diego Women’s Museum and Educational Center’s http://www.whmec.org/

San Diego Women’s Museum and Educational Center’s mission is to educate and inspire present and future generations about the experience and contributions of women, collecting, preserving, and interpreting the evidence of that experience.

Sewall-Belmont House and Museum http://www.sewallbelmont.org/

Sewall-Belmont House and Museum explores the evolving role of women and their contributions to society through the continuing, and often untold, story of women’s pursuit for equality.

Sisters in the Building Trades

Sisters in the Building Trades’ mission is to expand a network of active women that will affirm building trades sisters as a positive and growing part of the construction workforce.

Slippery Rock University Women’s Center

Their mission is to enhance the lives of women at Slippery Rock University by creating and sustaining an environment in which women and men can live, learn, and work together in equality, understanding, and mutual respect.



Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. A 501 (c)(3) organization, Soroptimist relies on charitable contributions to fund its programs. Visit www.soroptimist.org to learn more or to make a donation.

Southern Nevada Women’s History Project

Southern Nevada Women’s History Project is a on-profit educational organization committed to recognizing the diverse and significant accomplishment of Nevada women, by providing information, educational materials and programs to the general public.


Thanks, Plain and Simple

Thanks, Plain and Simple ‘s mission is to teach our Veterans nonprofit project management, so that they can transfer their training and motivation to serve to ways to improve the lives of people in their home regions.

Veteran Feminist of America

Veteran Feminist of America is a nonprofit organization for veterans of the Second Wave of the Feminist Movement to enjoy the camaraderie forged during those years of intense commitment, to honor ourselves and our heroes, to document our history, to rekindle the spark and spirit of the feminist revolution.

Washington Women in Trades

Washington Women in Trades’ mission: We Educate, Promote and Celebrate…We Facilitate Access for Women in the Skilled Trades.

Wellesley Centers for Women

A world that is good for women is good for everyone.

Western Illinois University Women’s Center

Western Illinois University Women’s Center’s mission is to promote gender equity through education, support and advocacy and to respond to issues affecting the status of female students, faculty and staff on campus, as well as women in the community and in society.

Women at Work Museum

Women at Work Museum honors the achievements of women throughout history, provide educational programs that promote leadership, economic independence, and expertise in math, science, engineering and technology, and recognize the efforts of individuals and organizations that support equity in education and in the workplace.

Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC)

Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) fosters the development and retention of successful businesses by delivering resources that enable individuals to start new businesses and grow existing ones.


The Work of 1000

Work of 1000’s mission is to inspire and empower individuals and communities to risk themselves to taking action on their outstanding vision for a verdant and compassionate world through the example of environmental pioneer, Marion Stoddart.

The Working Women’s History Project (WWHP)

The Working Women’s History Project (WWHP) is a Chicago-based network of individuals and organizations dedicated to increasing knowledge and understanding of women in labor history and in other social justice movements through public programs, publications, education and research.

Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future

Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future brings to life the voices, talents, achievements, aspirations and stories of women of the past, present and future, and provides a home for programs and exhibits where people can honor the past and explore the contributions of women throughout history.