March is the month to celebrate women's history, and it's a time to reflect on the contributions, struggles, and achievements of women throughout history. Women's History Month began in the United States in 1987 when Congress declared March as National Women's History Month.
Since then, the month has been recognized and celebrated worldwide, highlighting the vital role women have played in shaping society. Women's history month is about recognizing the significant women who have impacted our world, including historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, who fought for women's suffrage, and contemporary figures like Malala Yousafzai, who advocates for girls' education.
During this month, we aim to amplify women's voices, promote gender equality, and create awareness of the obstacles women have overcome to achieve their goals.
While we celebrate the inventions, discoveries, and contributions of women that have shaped our world today, the month is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges that women still face, including gender inequality.
Despite the obstacles women face daily, women have continued to make significant strides in the workplace, breaking down barriers and paving the way for future generations.
Today, women occupy leadership positions in business, politics, and academics. Their contributions are essential to the success of these industries.
Not only that, women continue to create waves in business. According to a report by the National Women's Business Council, women-owned businesses are growing at a rate of 58% compared to just 12% for all businesses. TLR Search is a women-owned business, and we are proud to be part of this statistic.
As we celebrate this month, it is important to remember that each and every one of us has a part to play in shaping the future of women's rights. Whether it's advocating for equal pay, supporting women-led businesses, or showing up as ourselves and representing women in the workforce, there are countless ways in which we can make a difference.