Boston as Inspiration

As a key player in the nation’s history and development, Boston was an inspiration for many artists and intellectuals. Here are exceptional creative local women: Poetry, Press and Literature Phillis Wheatley was the first published African-American female poet; Porsha Olayiwola is 2019 Boston Poet Laureate, taking over from poet Danielle Legros Georges; Other famous female Read more…

Important Events and Dates Related to Women in Boston

The streets of Boston and the Boston Common have seen many gatherings, protests, marches, and also celebrations through the years. From General Lafayette’s Visit In 1824 to Martin Luther King’s Speech In 1965, the anti-war protests and celebrities’ visits. Some of the most important protests were led by women who fought for women’s rights and Read more…

Commemoration of Women’s Contribution in the Public Sphere of Boston

The important role of Boston in American history is reflected all around the city, but women’s contribution is less noticeable. However, the impact women made to the city and the national history is represented and celebrated in the following sites around the city: Statues and Memorials Probably the most famous tribute to women in the Read more…

Boston – About The City

Boston in a Nutshell Boston is the capital of Massachusetts state, and the largest city of the New England region, serving as the economic and cultural center of the US northeast.   Home to dozens of universities and colleges, among them the prestigious Harvard and MIT, Boston is regarded as the intellectual capital of the Read more…