This Girls’s Historical past Month, ActiveCampaign is happy to have a good time our female-identifying workers and the courageous ladies all through historical past who inform our tales. The combat for gender equality continues to be ongoing at the moment, and we’re grateful to all the ladies who’ve stood up for his or her rights. These ladies, previous and current, who proceed to champion various tales, each instructed and untold.
Girls have all the time been a groundbreaking drive in media—breaking information and sharing thought-provoking perception on what it means to establish as a girl on this world. We have a good time ladies reminiscent of Ida B. Wells, who used her skills as an investigative journalist and civil rights chief to reveal the injustices occurring within the American South, ultimately turning into a co-founder of the NAACP.
We have a good time ladies like Gloria Steinem—whose 1962 Esquire article on feminine contraception opened the world’s eyes to the robust selections ladies in America are generally pressured to make relating to profession and household. Steinem continues to make use of her storytelling abilities to push for gender equality even within the modern-day.
We have a good time ladies like Michelle Zauner—lead singer of the band Japanese Breakfast and the creator of the New York Occasions best-seller “Crying in H Mart,” which chronicles Zauner’s difficult relationship together with her mom after she handed from most cancers. Girls comprise multitudes and layers, and our tales need to be instructed.
As well as, we wish to acknowledge that marginalized voices are sometimes erased. We acknowledge that our neighborhood consists of all ladies—whether or not lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, or queer. We will even proceed to make our areas accessible and welcoming to ladies with disabilities and acknowledge tales from Black, Indigenous, Asian, and Latinx ladies who’re too typically silenced, minimized, and face compounded oppression within the types of sexism and racism.
This month at ActiveCampaign, the Girls of AC ERG has a lineup of programming aimed to have a good time ladies’s historical past and empower our neighborhood to goal excessive and shatter the glass ceiling. We’re inviting our neighborhood allies to study extra about unbelievable ladies from historical past throughout digital Jeopardy with hopes of sharing our pleasure and battle with the neighborhood at giant.
We even have a tremendous panel that includes female-identifying leaders from inside ActiveCampaign to share their tales about how they acquired to the place they’re at the moment and the place they proceed to develop. Lastly, now we have invited Alida Miranda-Wolff, creator, founder, and CEO of Ethos expertise, to facilitate a management workshop for our neighborhood and set our group as much as efficiently talk their function and tales for years to return.
We invite you to affix us in celebrating the ladies whose tales typically go untold. The ladies who dare to face up for themselves and communicate on what they consider in. The ladies who proceed to guide us by means of the unknown to a brighter future.
Glad Girls’s Historical past Month from ActiveCampaign!