Women's History Month http://wesa.fm en Panel Says PA Budget Has Strong, Largely Negative Impact on Women http://wesa.fm/post/panel-says-pa-budget-has-strong-largely-negative-impact-women <p>As Women’s History Month comes to a close, the impact the state budget has on women was examined at a Women and Girls Foundation forum.</p><p>Slightly more than 51 percent of Pennsylvania’s population is made up of women, according to U.S. Census data. The state budget affects every resident of the state, but some argue that budget cuts to certain areas disproportionately affect women, especially women of color.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 01:58:59 +0000 Deanna Garcia 6907 at http://wesa.fm Panel Says PA Budget Has Strong, Largely Negative Impact on Women The Women's Rights Movement in Pittsburgh: 1967 to Today http://wesa.fm/post/womens-rights-movement-pittsburgh-1967-today <div class="field-item even"><p>1968 was a notable year in American history, the Vietnam War was raging, Martin Luther King Junior was assassinated, and the Women’s movement was gaining national&nbsp;attention.</p><p>Pittsburgh was among the hotbeds of change with civil unrest in the hill district, war protests on campuses and through all of that, the women’s rights movement was charging&nbsp;forward.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:06:27 +0000 Deanna Garcia 2939 at http://wesa.fm The Women's Rights Movement in Pittsburgh: 1967 to Today The History of Women's History Month http://wesa.fm/post/history-womens-history-month <div class="field-item even"><p><a href="http://womenshistorymonth.gov/">Women’s History Month</a> had its origins as a national celebration in 1981. Business contributor <strong>Rebecca Harris</strong>, Director of Chatham University <a href="http://www.chatham.edu/cwe/">Center For Women's Entrepreneurship </a>looks at the history behind this celebration and what it means for women in business. Find out <a href="http://bit.ly/W2oWFW">more </a>about Women's History Month events in&nbsp;Pittsburgh.</p></div><p><br> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 15:36:34 +0000 Heather McClain 2017 at http://wesa.fm The History of Women's History Month