March is Women’s History Month, and federal institutions like the National Park Service and the United States’ Holocaust Memorial Museum are joining forces to offer online exhibits and suggest classroom discussions about the important role women play in American history.
See pilot Amelia Earhart’s flight suit in 3D, created by the Smithsonian, and read civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ papers at the Library of Congress. Check out Code Girls’ Reunion, a video about the female code breakers of World War II.
A Teacher’s Guide includes lesson plans and resources on Sports and Equality in the United States, plus a link to 26 short films and a one-hour documentary made by PBS American Masters with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities that sheds light on the lives of unknown women in the american history.
Etsy makers are offering clothing like the women’s “We Out” shirt as an ode to abolitionist and political activist Harriet Tubman ($ 7.99). Check out accessories inspired by the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Good BuyGirl Shop sells handcrafted cotton face masks with the image of the “Notorious” RBG for $ 14.
See more Etsy Women’s History Month items, from note cards to mugs to workbooks.
Walmart highlights the Barbie Inspiring Women series with singer Ella Fitzgerald, artist Frida Kahlo, social reformer and nurse Florence Nightingale, and other accomplished women.
Some companies have pledged to make donations for women in March.
- AVRE, a sustainable footwear company founded by women, is donating an additional 20% of all sales to Equality Now in March.
- Casetify, which sells cell phone cases, donates to Equality Now with every purchase from the relaunch of the “Her Impact Matters” collection.
- Girlfriend Collective, which makes active clothing from recycled water bottles, donates 100% of the net proceeds from the Everyday GF campaign to the Loveland Foundation, the Okra Project and the NAACP Legal and Defense Fund.
- Nordstrom partnered with HERproject and CARE, pledging investments in women’s empowerment from factories to grants.
- Shopbop, which sells clothing, shoes, bags and accessories from more than 500 top designer brands, donates 20% of the proceeds from the sale of the House of Aama canvas shopping bag collection to Women for Women International.
- Urban Stems offers responsible, modern bouquets, plants and gifts with no hidden fees and fast delivery. The company has partnered with Bumble to create a collection of floral arrangements for Women’s History Month and is making a donation to the ACLU’s women’s rights project, which advocates for gender equality.
Here is a selection of women-owned companies with specials during Women’s History Month:
Great Jones, named in honor of Julia Childs editor and cookbook author Judith Jones, has articles designed to help home cooks tackle recipes. There’s a family-style cookware set ($ 395, save $ 80), a bakeware suite ($ 265, save $ 20), a soup pot, Dutch oven, and gift cards. For every friend you refer, your friend will get 10% off their first purchase and receive $ 15 in credit towards the Great Jones store.
Milk Bar is an award-winning, women-founded bakery known for its familiar but unexpected desserts, including milk bar pie, the compost cookie, and unfrozen layer cakes. Try treats like a little red velvet cake and various truffles that can be delivered to you.
At Our Place there is a promotion that you can take part in to win the best-selling Always-Pan by entering your email address. The versatile 10-inch pan ($ 145 including shipping) doubles as a skillet, griddle, steamer, pan, saucer, saucepan, nonstick pan, spatula, and spoon rest recipe. “
Eating healthy is more difficult when you are out and about. You could benefit from a little help with prepackaged meals delivered to your doorstep. Daily Harvest offers nutritious, ready-made organic foods – soups, harvest bowls, smoothies – that are fruit and vegetable based based on your taste, dietary needs and schedule.
Away Travel offers suitcases, bags, and accessories like the Travel Wellness Kit (now $ 45).
The Canva graphic design platform offers fonts, templates, and photos to create graphics, presentations, posters, and social media documents to promote a business or have fun.
Minted sells limited edition art pairs and sets created by independent artists. The editions are limited to 350 prints per size and color. View art virtually in your room while you shop with a free augmented reality art tool. Enter your email address to receive a 20% discount on your first order.
A giving back company founded by women, Parachute offers handcrafted nourishing bar soaps with the benefits of aromatic botanicals like rosemary and peppermint for stress relief. Lather with a soft, natural sea sponge for a soothing bathing experience.
The Sill delivers house plants and potted plants to your door with easy care instructions. Start your indoor jungle with a group of three, five, or seven low-maintenance houseplants in nursery pots. Get 15% off your first purchase when you sign up for email.
Beautycounter offers make-up, skin care as well as body and bath additives without harmful ingredients. Get 10% off your first order and get free shipping on orders of $ 50 or more by March 31st.
Birchbox subscribers will receive a monthly box personalized for men and women containing a selection of new skin care, hair and other products to try and tips on how to use them.
The Body Shop promotes self-love as a superpower that brings people to fight for change together. Watch the conversation between activist Jameela Jamil and self-love expert Sara Kubric from The Body Shop, aka “The Millennial Therapist.”
Flamingo offers women’s razors (excluding starter kits), wax strips, and personal care products.
Gorjana has gold necklaces, engravable gifts, intent bracelets, hoop earrings, coin necklaces, thin stacking rings, and other jewelry designed with love in Laguna Beach, California. Get free shipping on your first order.
Henry Rose Fine Fragrances are cruelty free, hypoallergenic and free from parabens, formaldehyde and other toxins. Subscribe to the newsletter and get $ 20 off your first full size fragrance.
The modern cotton and silk sleepwear from Lunya is designed to be comfortable for lazy weekends, meeting nights, hot sleepers and cold nights. Watch the interview with fashion expert Anne-Victoire Lefevre.
Mejuri has rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces made from precious metals with real gemstones and ethical diamonds.
Lola offers wellness products without any mysterious ingredients. Get up to 25% off to celebrate Women’s History Month. Sign up for exclusive updates and receive a 15% discount on your first subscription order.
Rent the Runway is a subscription fashion service that rents designer clothes and accessories for work, weekends and events.
PE Nation grants a 40% discount on active streetwear, sportswear and training clothing for its Afterpay Day Sale. Sale includes a leopard print one-piece swimsuit ($ 80, $ 140).
SPANX supportive bras, leggings, jeans and shapewear are for sale and shipping is free on all orders.
Soko Glam has top brand Korean beauty products and is offering a free trial of Goodal’s Vitamin C Serum for orders of $ 55 or more while supplies last. Read Charlotte Cho’s “The Little Book of Jeong” about her career change from Samsung in South Korea to found Soko Glam and Then I Met You.
Summersalt swimwear, active clothing and loungewear are made from environmentally friendly materials for sizes 0-24. The company measured 10,000 women to design its Summersalt fit.
Thinx offers period resistant underwear for tweens.
Olive & June offers cuticle serums, nail brushes, hair clippers, polishes, and everything you need for a salon-like manicure.
Uncommon Goods prides itself on unique items for the home or gifts like the 1,000-piece Heroic Women Museum Puzzle ($ 18). There are jewelry too, like the fiery female earrings with artificial opals in gold-plated female symbols designed by Elizabeth Stone (on sale for $ 41.99). A symbolic ceiling made of broken glass ($ 68) pays homage to the achievements of empowered women.
Zazzle has images and sayings of the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on bags, buttons, trucker hats and other accessories
– Compiled by Janet Eastman | 503-294-4072
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