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Women Firsts Part 2: 1972-2016

From President Mary Mackey: In Part 1: We learned Women’s Firsts from the 1800’s to the 1970’s. Now let’s take a look at Women Firsts in modern times.      Women Firsts Part 2: Texas Representative Barbara Jordan was the first African-American woman to deliver a keynote speech at the 1976 Democratic National Convention.   […]

Women Firsts Part 1: 1848-1970

From President Mary Mackey: I am a great fan of “Women Firsts”. If you follow me on Facebook, you may have seen my “Herstory!” posts. If I see an interesting women’s history post or article, especially a “first woman” article, I share it as Herstory! American history is full of women pioneers: Women who fought […]

Women in History – Fall Event 2016

  Join us at Texas Woman’s University for our Fall Event. Discover the rich heritage of Texas women and connect with other professionals. Take a trip back in time with a museum tour, speaker presentation, film screening and more.      Registration Members: $20 Non-Members: $25 Deadline: October 4th at Midnight CLICK HERE TO REGISTER   When […]

Mexican American TBW Celebrates 44th Anniversary

  The Mexican American Texas Business Women of San Antonio, Inc. will celebrate their organization’s 44th anniversary on August 31, 2016. Join us at Good Time Charlie’s for dinner, a silent auction and the Inaugural Scholarship Event honoring Luz M. Escamilla. Luz founded Mexican American Business & Professional Women’s Club of San Antonio, Inc in 1972. Her […]

The History of Texas Business Women

  I have an extensive library of women in Texas history books. It fascinates me immensely. Did you know that Texas women could vote in 1836? For 10 years, women in the Republic of Texas had the right to vote and likely didn’t even know it. Women lost the right to vote when the Republic […]