March is Women’s History Month


March 2009
I have been thinking of you during Women’s History Month.
I was in Cambodia for International Women’s Day on March 8th. I hope you are celebrating and enjoying!

Thank you for all your support of our Women’s History Month Celebrations. Curtis is the 4th school I have celebrated Women’s History Month at but the first to have Moms Career Day!!

National Women’s History Project:

“The National Women’s History Project, founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Our mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs.”
They have great books and posters appropriate for all ages.
One of my FAVORITES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

RESOURCES to help Women and Children in SE Asia:

AFESIP LAO PDR: Fighting Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Children and Women in Laos–“Every year over million young children and women are sold into sexual slavery…Lao women and children living in one of hte least developed countries in the world..are particularly vulnerable.”
CHILDSAFE INTERNATIONAL:Every day, all over Cambodia, more and more moto taxi and taxi drivers, hotels and guesthouses, restaurants and internet café owners are collaborating with our ChildSafe network in all tourist areas, including Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville and Siem Reap (Angkor) to refuse to condone sex with children and to learn how to protect children from all kinds of risk situations.”

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.

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