By promoting and supporting the work of women historians, we offer a concrete way to address explicit and implicit gender bias in public and professional perceptions of historical expertise.
Our searchable website makes it easier to identify and connect with women historians working in a wide range of fields and professional settings.
Our social media campaign raises awareness of female historians, their contributions to historical knowledge, and their roles as public intellectuals.
“So often while planning a conference, brainstorming a list of speakers, or searching for experts to cite or interview, it can be difficult to think of any … scholars who aren’t male. We’ve all been there…. you just know that a woman has got to be studying that topic… but who?”*