Women's Birthdays & Milestones

February 15

Nell Gwynn b. 1650-actor

Abigail Kelley Foster b. 1810-feminist, abolitionist

Ella Flagg Young b. 1845-teacher, settlement house worker

Sonya Kovalevskia b. 1850-mathematician

1559: Queen Elizabeth I of England crowned

February is Black History Month

Quote for the Day

"Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

~ St. Francis of Assisi

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African-American History Month

National Girls and Women in Sports Day,
Women Sports Foundation: 800-227-3988, 1st Thursday

  • American Psychological Association Women's Caucus: 212-691-6587

  • Astrea National Lesbian Action Foundation, funding application deadline, Feb. 15th: 212-529-8021

  • Coalition of Women's Art Organizations: 414-284-4458

  • Conference on Campus Violence: 410-830-2178

  • Exhibit of Distinguished Black Women, MLK Library, Black Women in Sisterhood for Action, Inc., Washington, DC: 301-460-1565

  • Folk Alliance Conference, folk arts conference with women's groups & events: 202-835-3655

  • National Association of Women Business Owner's Annual Economic Summit: 301-608-2590;

  • National Black Lesbian & Gay Conference, National Black Lesbian & Gay Leadership Forum, MLK weekend: 213-964-7820

  • National Conference of Women's Bar Associations, ABA, mid-year meeting: 919-482-8202

  • National Network of Women's Caucuses, National Council for Research on Women: 212-274-0730

  • National Network of Minority Women in Science annual meeting, AAAS: 202-326-6757

  • OutRite, lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgendered writer's conference: 617-426-4469

  • Women's Caucus for Art national conference: C.J. Lori 617-566-4749; Kathy Kneeland 617-536-2901

  • Women in View Festival, performing arts, Vancouver, BC: 604-685-6684; fax 604-683-6649

Reprinted from The WomanSource Catalog & Review's, "women's perpetual calendar"