Women’s History Month 2022: The Last Ones

| By Carol Brennan | For this final installment celebrating the trailblazing women who have shaped the modern world, we dug deeply to find some of the figures dealing with legal battles inside Gale In Context: Biography. These activists and advocates earned their place by being the last of their gender to have been prevented … Read more

Women’s History Month 2022: Died Rich

| By Carol Brennan | For this week’s peek inside Gale In Context: Biography for Women’s History Month 2022, we’re celebrating women who amassed significant financial power over the centuries. This list of sharp minds who defied the odds may be scant, but Gale’s enormous database is a treasure trove of biographical essays on intriguing … Read more

Women’s History Month: Tales of STEM Trailblazers

| By Carol Brennan | For Women’s History Month 2022, we’re excited to spotlight some intriguing profiles of trailblazing women over the ages in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Essays inside Gale In Context: Science offer illuminating details about the lives and achievements of these pioneers who broke through barriers to … Read more

Women’s History Month 2022: Wore Pants

| By Carol  Brennan | Welcome to another week in which we highlight a few of the thousands of intriguing biographical essays to be found in Gale In Context: Biography, an immensely rich and comprehensive resource for learners of (nearly) all ages. This week’s category of women who broke a few rules/talked back/failed to conform/cleared … Read more

Women’s History Month 2022: The Runaways

| By Carol Brennan | Gale In Context: Biography celebrates Women’s History Month 2022 by highlighting some of the thousands of biographical essays about women who led lives of quiet ferocity, exemplary dedication, or inextinguishable courage. Focusing on some little-known luminaries we think are screenplay worthy, we named this week’s category “The Runaways”: women who … Read more

Gale Celebrates Women’s History Month with Release of Gale Case Studies: Women’s Issues

| By Rebecca Parks | March was officially designated Women’s History Month by the U.S. Congress in 1987 to recognize women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. Each year, the National Women’s History Alliance establishes a focus for this celebration of women. In recognition of the importance of caregivers and frontline workers during the COVID-19 … Read more

Honoring Asian American Women

| By Carol Schwartz, Senior Content Developer, Gale | I set out to write a blog post about literature for Women’s History Month and was struggling to hone in on a specific topic to cover in this broad area of study. The horrific events on March 17 in Atlanta, in which six Asian American women … Read more

Women Patriots in the American Revolution

| By Tara Atterberry | Take a minute and make a list of women patriots of the American Revolution. Go ahead. Take your time.    Betsy Ross.    Molly Pitcher. .  .  . If you’re like me—and most other Americans—your list may end here. Not because there’s a lack of notable women from this time … Read more

International Directory of Company Histories for WHM

| By Matthew Miskelly | When I volunteered to write a blog for Women’s History Month, I thought about something that happened last November. I came across a list from PR Newswire: “50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/-Led Companies” for 2020. It was good timing. At a recent team meeting, we discussed the importance of boosting the number … Read more