women in history (intro to prof edu)

Timeline created by hbescheinen1
  • 1st womens college

    1st womens college
    Wesleyan, Georgia Female College was created specifically so women could earn bachelors degrees
  • 1st US women with a bachelors degree

    1st US women with a bachelors degree
    Catherine Brewer graduated from Wesleyan College, then called Georgia Female College - as the first US woman with a bachelors degree
  • 1st african-american women to graduate from college

    1st african-american women to graduate from college
    Otelia Cromwell became the first african-american woman to graduate from smith college in Northampton, Massachusetts
  • 1st deafblind person to earn a bachelor degree

    1st deafblind person to earn a bachelor degree
    Helen Keller graduated from Radcliffe, becoming the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree
  • title XI was passed

    title XI was passed
    title XI was passed, which made any discrimination against someone due to their gender in a federally funded program illegal in America
  • men and women equally enrolled in college

    men and women equally enrolled in college
    the number of women and men enrolled in college was equal for the first time
  • college educated women

    college educated women
    women older than 25 now account for more than 1/2 of the college educated work force (50.2%) and 11% increase since 2000
  • Malala Yousafazi was shot

    Malala Yousafazi was shot
    Malala Youfazi was shot just for trying to go to school