540, Inc Celebrates Women’s History Month 2019

We are pleased to celebrate Women’s History Month 2019

Happy International Women’s Day

Throughout the month of March 540Blog will devote space to sharing facts about and celebrating the accomplishments of all women past and present; local and international. Women from all walks of life have contributed so much to mankind and it is our aim to represents women leaders that make the world awesome. Like our Digital Black History Month Campaign we will feature digital content and blogs by community members, writers and entrepreneurs that are women. They will be sharing their personal thoughts and insights on what this month means to them. Join the conversation by emailing info540westmain@gmail.com if you would like to submit a blog during the month.

About Women’s History Month

The legacy of Women’s History Month can be traced back to the first International Women’s Day held in 1911. Women’s History Month is in line with International Women’s Day on 8 March. In Canada, it’s celebrated during October, running in conjunction with the celebration of Person’s Day on 18 October.  The Education Task Force of the Sonoma County Commission on the Status of Women, located in California, initiated a “Women’s History Week” celebration in 1978. Parades, essay contests, and other school activities were conducted in line with the celebration. Womn’s History Week was designed around the week of International Women’s Day, which is today March 8th..

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