March is Women's History Month. Unfortunately, it is just in the past few years that attention has been given to researching and recording womens' roles in history. Are you looking to find an interesting woman to write a report on or just someone that may inspire you? Check out these websites:
Clandestine Women: Spies in American History
"Throughout American history, espionage has played a major role in how this country evolved into the international power it is today. While a critical contributor to the creation and growth of the nation, spying and related intelligence gathering efforts have often gone unacknowledged. "
Young and Brave: Girls Changing History
"Too often, young girls are unaware of role models who are similar to themselves in age and circumstance. Because they do not know of historic examples, girls too often feel forced to use questionable actresses and singers for their personal inspiration and ambitions. "
American Women in the Olympics
A look at participants and events over the past 100+ years.
Women of the National Hall of Fame
A list of 326 women who have achieved greatness.
Winning the Right To Vote
National Women's History Project
Biography resources for hundreds of women.
Women in History -- Historic Figures
Includes quite a few interesting vignettes of African American women.
Famous Wome Inventors of the Modern Era
Women in Science
Not just a biography resource site -- this web site has links to interviews with women scientists, live question areas, and a place for young women to tell about their future plans in science.