Appreciating the Journey of Women’s Rights

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(Photo: Betty Lou Steen-Clarke)

Many young women today don’t realize how times have changed. Less than 100 years ago women weren’t even allowed the right to vote. It is easy to take that, among other rights we have today, for granted.

Throughout history there have been many strong women that fought for equality and empowerment While we have come a long way, there are several studies that show women are still not quite equal to men in the workplace and at the boardroom table, which means we still have work to do.

This week’s FLORIDA TODAY EDGE column comes from weVENTURE board member and local women’s advocate Betty Lou Steen-Clarke. In this column, Betty Lou shares a personal story about the evolution of women’s rights. Read more HERE.

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