Genealogy Projects tagged with women only projects on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Powerful Women in a Men's World

    I keep coming across semi-invisible (by which, I suppose I mean to HIStory ;-)) women, who quite obviously wield power or change their society behind the scenes of (& often by manipulating) the males whose stories are told, and I can't find a good project to attach them to - in order to give them a trace on Geni. There are lots of projects for great women, who do impressive things (especially...

  • Maternal death

    Maternal death is defined as "The death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes." From Wikipedia The world mortality rate has declined 45% since 1990, but still 800 women die ever...

  • Early American Heroines

    Let's hear it for the ladies! I invite everyone to locate on Geni, document their genealogies, and create biographies for the inspiring women of what became the United States of America. Native Americans, Women of the Spanish and French colonies, Early American settlers, frontierswomen, families of the Royal Governors ... don't let my ideas limit yours. I think of the War of 1812 as the cutoff ...

  • Female Heads of State

    List of elected or appointed female heads of state -- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, also Current Female Heads of State Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović , appointed 2015 President-elect , Croatia. Appointed Minister of European Integration in 2003 and was also Foreign Minister 2005-08. English and Spanish languages professor and former adviser in the Foreign Ministry. Finished seco...

  • Tennessee Women's Hall of Fame

    The Tennessee Women's Hall of Fame is a non-profit, volunteer organization that recognizes women who have contributed to history of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The organization was founded and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 2010 to recognize accomplished women who have impacted the development of the state of Tennessee and improved the status of other women. It is the brainchil...

  • Michigan Women's Hall of Fame

    Michigan Women's Hall of Fame The Michigan Women's Hall of Fame (MWHOF) honors distinguished women, both historical and contemporary, who have been associated with the U.S. state of Michigan. The hall of fame was founded in 1973 by Gladys Beckwith and is sponsored by the Michigan Women's Studies Association. The formation of the Association and the Hall was prompted by five professors fro...

  • International Index of Projects about WOMEN

    Geni projects about Women 'The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes. C. JoyBell C. Women have proved that they are on par with men in the fields of governance, literature and also a...

  • Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame

    Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame=The Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame (CWHF) recognizes women natives or residents of the U.S. state of Connecticut for their significant achievements or statewide contributions.The CWHF had its beginnings in 1993 when a group of volunteers partnered with Hartford College for Women to establish an organization to honor distinguished contributions by female role m...

  • Wives of the Signers: The Women Behind the U.S. Constitution

    (This project is a work in progress.) The U.S. Constitution is the most important document in the history of the United States. Of the 55 men who attended the Constitutional Convention of 1787, only 39 signed this document, plus William Jackson, the convention's secretary. Many of the men left wives and families to be there, a difficult but necessary sacrifice. Behind every great man is a g...