To affirm the value of knowing women's history, illuminate the role of women in transforming society, and encourage all people to participate in democratic dialogue about the future.
Founded in 1996 by Karen Staser, the National Women's History Museum researches, collects, and exhibits the contributions of women in America. The , which is working to secure a permanent home on or near the National Mall, hopes that by sharing the breadth of women's experiences and accomplishments to the widest possible audience, it will encourage all people to advance with respect, equal confidence, greater partnership, and opportunity.
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The NWHM Web site includes an interactive online game, ; , with , such as , , and ; and of pioneering women. The site also features , including a collection of , (registration required), and .