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Midwest Mujeres Heritage Series Presents



Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987

Source: ​​​​​​​​Women’s History Month 2023 - HISTORY

We will get to know these notable Women's leaders in this month's blog series.

  • Ellen Ochoa

  • Sojourner Truth

  • Dolores Huerta




  • Born in 1958 in Los Angeles, CA

  • The first ever Hispanic Woman to go to space in 1993

  • First Hispanic, and second female, director of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX

  • Member of the Discovery STS-96 crew that executed the first docking to the International Space Station (ISS) in 1999

Discover more about Ellen Ochoa

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