It’s March, which means it’s Women’s History Month!
In 1908, what Bay Area city hosted the first suffragist rally in the Country?
Who was the first woman to run for president?
In what year were women’s sports introduced in the Olympic games?
(see answers below)
Casey Farmer, External Chair of Good Ol’ Girls, is sponsoring a team for a trivia event to benefit Bay Area Women Against Rape (an organization in Oakland doing amazing work to prevent the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Women).
What: 50 trivia questions, good food & beverages, & lots to fun learning about women’s history!
Date: Sunday, March 9
Location: 2270 Telegraph (Kingston 11 - Oakland’s new Jamaican restaurant)
(10 minute walk to 19th Street BART)
Please email Casey to reserve your spot on our team. If you feel inclined, please bring $5-15 if you want to make an additional donation to this fabulous organization! More info here.
(Please RSVP by Thursday!)
Victoria Woodhull ran with Frederick Douglass in the Equal Rights Party in 1872
Women competed for the first time at the 1900 Games in Paris. Of a total of 997 athletes, 22 women competed in five sports: tennis, sailing, croquet, equestrianism and golf.