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Women's History Month Edition

Women advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion acknowledge the importance of eliminating bias and discrimination for a better future.

QUOTE: "A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman. One is not born a woman, one becomes one."

Diverse Achievements

This month we celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of women across various fields, this initiative acknowledges scientists, writers, athletes, and activists who have played pivotal roles in shaping the modern world. Their efforts have paved the way for increased opportunities for women worldwide and also pay tribute to those who have made significant sacrifices. It is a moment to appreciate and honor the myriad contributions women have made throughout history.

This period prompts reflection on the advancements in recognition, rights, and equality for women over the past decade. It is important to sustain this dedication year-round and actively celebrate the collective achievements of women. Engaging in any form of support is a positive stride towards furthering progress for women and inspiring future generations.

Recognizing the women that have shaped mental health profession

Throughout this month, we will celebrate and recognize the achievements of several trailblazing women in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. These pioneers paved the way for future generations to build upon their groundbreaking work, demonstrating that women have a significant place in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.

Dr. Margaret Morgan Lawrence

She impacted the lives of black children by serving as a pediatrician and teaching pediatrics and public health at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee from 1943 to 1946. Transitioning to child psychiatry and psychoanalysis, she focused on nurturing the ego strength in young black families.

Kay Redfield Jamison

She's an all-American clinical psychologist and wordsmith extraordinaire! She's been on a rollercoaster with bipolar disorder since her younger years. Currently, she's rocking the Dalio Professor title in Mood Disorders and Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Let us honor the courage, resilience, and achievements of women. May we continue to uplift each other, break barriers, and empower future generations to thrive. Here's to the incredible women who have shaped our past, inspire our present, and lead the way for a brighter tomorrow. Together, we rise!

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