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News and Events
She Builds Community Event with author & speaker Jadah Sellner hosted by FZK in Santa Fe, New Mexico! Join us for an evening of soulful conversations about what it means […]
Many things in our businesses have shifted… Work habits have changed. Social habits are different. How do we create community and collaborate with peers to improve our businesses and our […]
Join us for our special three-part presentation, “Spreading the Word: Women’s Inspiring Stories along New Mexico’s Highways and Byways.”
Celebrate International Women’s Day with the International Women’s Forum of New Mexico (IWF-NM), founders of the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program.
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On March 8, New Mexico History teacher Lisa Nordstrum participated in an event at the Capitol Rotunda honoring the contributions of New Mexican women throughout the state's long history. In recognition of International Women’s Day, the International Women’s Forum of...
SANTA FE – In 1912, Doña Dolores “Lola” Chávez de Armijo, state librarian of New Mexico, filed a lawsuit when Gov. William C. McDonald tried to remove her from office. McDonald claimed that women were unqualified to hold office according to the Constitution and laws...
The Spring 2023 edition of El Palacio magazine is celebrating the women who have helped shape the state of New Mexico through the Historic Women Marker Program. This program, established by the International Women's Forum of New Mexico (IWF-NM), is dedicated to...
SANTA FE — The spring edition of El Palacio magazine highlights the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program. Through roadside markers across the state, the program tells the stories of women who helped shape New Mexico including artists, activists, educators,...
Today, the highways and byways of New Mexico's 33 counties tell an inspiring story. Thanks to the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program, log-hewn roadside markers throughout the state now celebrate the lives and accomplishments of more than 100 women-early...
AN IDEA THAT FLOURISHED INTO AN INITIATIVE IN 2006, the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program celebrates some of the many courageous women who helped shape the unique, multicultural history of New Mexico. Through roadside markers, curriculum, public outreach, and...
The history and ongoing legacy of the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program.
Since 1935, New Mexico has recognized the history of our state by erecting brown, log-hewn roadside markers informing passersby of the people, geological features and historical events that have shaped the state.