Saturday, March 31, 2018

See How The Southeast Queens B.E.S.T. Networking Group Gets Lit For Women's History Month!

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By Marsha Dukes, Founder B.E.S.T. Networking Group

Women's History month was originally observed for only a week, the week of March 8th in 1980, when President Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8th, 1980, as National Women’s History Week. By March, 1987, Congress declared the entire month as National Women's History Month and March 8th is International Women's Day. 

"There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish." —Michelle Obama,  that statement is true for today as it was centuries ago when women leaders fought for women's rights and for today as we continue to stand strong for our rights. Women all over the world have made extraordinary achievements that have impacted all of us. 

In honor of women's history month I want to celebrate the historic women who paved the way for us to accomplish our goals as well for our voices to be heard, I also want to celebrate today’s women Entrepreneurs. As women in business we are working on building an empire, raising our families, and also working additional jobs.

These endeavors leaves little time for ourselves and that's a sacrifice we make knowing that we are working towards our success and greatness lies ahead. We persevere, we do our best to balance it all and rely on our spiritual strength, love and support of our families to stand strong.

 "Women’s History is Women’s Rights." It is an essential and indispensable heritage from which we can draw pride, comfort, courage, and long-range vision." Dr. Gerda Lerner