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March 5, 2021
Smart Ways to Honor Women's History Month in March
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As a women-owned business, Women’s History Month is especially important to us. We are thrilled to do business as women, to raise our daughters, encourage our sisters, and cheer on our nieces and granddaughters to be what they dream they can be. The women who came before us made these opportunities possible.
Here are some of our favorite quotes that celebrate women and their hope, success, determination, and opportunities.
“Well behaved women seldom make history.” ~Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
“If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going.” Jackie Joyner-Kersee
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” -Helen Keller
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” ~Amelia Earhart
“I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” ~Lucille Ball
“Think like a queen. A queen if not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” ~Dolly Parton
“Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.” ~Jodie Foster
“Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know it, so it goes on flying anyway.” ~Mary Kay Ash
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
“We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead.” ~ Beyoncé
“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. … It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” ~Ruth Bader Ginsburg
“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” ~Michelle Obama
“Attitude is a choice. Think positive thoughts daily. Believe in yourself.” ~Pat Summitt
“We must have perseverance, and above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” ~Marie Curie
Want to Make A Difference for Women?
Honor Women’s History Month by doing one or more of these ideas to encourage other females’ confidence and success.
Volunteer with women. There are tons of wonderful non-profits that help women move forward in life. Women’s shelters, educational opportunities, and helping them find affordable housing are a few examples. There's sure to be more than one worthy organization in your area that could benefit from your time.
Mentor a young woman. Help shape the future by spending some time with young women. Assist them in career planning, take them to work with you, or show them how to manage a budget. Another fun idea is to help them create a vision board so they can focus on what they want to accomplish in the future. The sky’s the limit!
Give money to a worthy cause. There are women across the world who can benefit from your financial assistance. Donate some cash to one that helps women get educated or find gainful employment, either in your town or across the globe.
Use kind words. It costs nothing and take almost no time to compliment a woman on a job well done. Offer a smile and a word of encouragement to your local cashier, restaurant server, janitor, or parking attendant. You may be surprised how much that small act of kindness means to the recipient.
Enjoy these quotes and keep them in mind when you’re watching for your chance to raise women up and help them on their path to success. Who knows, you may inspire them to do the same to someone else!
Susan McCullah is the Marketing Project Manager for Data Facts Background Screening Division.