Women's Movement into the Workforce

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    Industrial Revolution- Women wanted for unskilled worker roles and limited education was offered

  • End of 18th Century Women working in Salons

    Women working in Salons
  • Women Colleges were offered

  • Tennesse and Alabama Institue fiirst schools to offer women same degree equivalent to men. First Advanced Degrees were earned

  • Early 20th Century first female self-made millionaire Madam CJ Walker began her business

  • Period: to

    World War 1 Women filled in for vacant jobs left by soldiers

  • Period: to

    World War II Women filled in for vacant jobs

  • 1950 34% of Women were in the workforce

  • 1961 Esther Peterson wa appointed to head Women's Bureau Department of labor

  • Equal Pay Act of 1963 signed by John F. Kennedy

  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

  • 1967 first female on the NY Stock Exchange

  • 1967 Mary Kay Cosmetics went public

  • Period: to

    1990's Eccomerce Entrepreneurs took off for stay at home moms

  • 2000 60% of Women are in the workplace

  • 2015 Currently 23 Women CEO Positions at S&P 500 Companies

  • 2015 Hillary Clinto announces that she will for President in 2016 Election