March is Women’s History Month


March 2009
I have been thinking of you during Women’s History Month.
I was in Cambodia for International Women’s Day on March 8th. I hope you are celebrating and enjoying!

Thank you for all your support of our Women’s History Month Celebrations. Curtis is the 4th school I have celebrated Women’s History Month at but the first to have Moms Career Day!!

National Women’s History Project:

“The National Women’s History Project, founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Our mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs.”
They have great books and posters appropriate for all ages.
One of my FAVORITES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

RESOURCES to help Women and Children in SE Asia:

AFESIP LAO PDR: Fighting Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Children and Women in Laos–“Every year over million young children and women are sold into sexual slavery…Lao women and children living in one of hte least developed countries in the world..are particularly vulnerable.”
CHILDSAFE INTERNATIONAL:Every day, all over Cambodia, more and more moto taxi and taxi drivers, hotels and guesthouses, restaurants and internet café owners are collaborating with our ChildSafe network in all tourist areas, including Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Siem Reap (Angkor) to refuse to condone sex with children and to learn how to protect children from all kinds of risk situations.”

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries on six continents. This University of Pennsylvania graduate sailed across the seas for seven years with Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Renaissance Cruises and spent three years backpacking across Asia. Discover her articles in publications from AARP: The Magazine and AAA Explorer to WIRED and Wharton Magazine, as well as her site WeSaidGoTravel. On her award nominated global podcast, Make Your Own Map, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors, and as a journalist has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty-two times. Named a #3 travel influencer for 2023, Niver talks travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, her YouTube channel with over 2 million views, and in her memoir, Brave-ish, One Breakup, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty.

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