The Maryland Women's History Project/Maryland Women's Heritage Center is a member of the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites (NCWHS). Founded in 2001, the NCWHS supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women's participation in American life. The Collaborative makes women's contributions to history visible so that all women's experience and potential are fully valued.

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Below is a list of national resources and resources from the State of Maryland of interest to women and girls. 

 

Other resources: 

Heritage Trail

Directory

MARYLAND COMMISSION FOR WOMEN
 311 West Saratoga Street • Suite 272 • Baltimore, MD 21201 • 410-767-3049
www.marylandwomen.org
 The Maryland Commission for Women collaborates with the Maryland State Department of Education in coordinating the Maryland Women’s History Project and with the Women Legislators of Maryland in coordinating the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame. The Commission also honors young female leaders in a Women of Tomorrow project, and is a partner in the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center. Its goals are to promote the social, political, and economic equality for Maryland women.

 LOCAL COMMISSIONS FOR WOMEN IN MARYLAND:


Allegany County Commission for Women
 30 Washington Street · Cumberland, Maryland 21502 · 301-689-6515
 Dawne Lindsey, Chair

Anne Arundel County Commission for Women   
 
 P.O. Box 59
 Gambrills, MD 21054
 
410-874-7612
 Chair: Jessica O'Kane
http://www.aacounty.org/boards-and-commissions/commission-for-women  

Baltimore City Commission for Women 
 
City Hall · 100 N. Holliday Street · Suite 124
 Baltimore, Maryland 21202· 410-396-7541
bccfw@hotmail.com                                         

 
 
Baltimore County Commission for Women
 400 Washington Avenue · Court House Suite 124 · Towson, Maryland 21204
 410-887-3448
women@baltimorecountymd.gov                                                                                             
 President: Bella Santos Owens
Jwilson@baltimorecountymd.gov
 
 
Calvert County Commission for Women
 175 Main Street Prince · Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678 ·
 410-536-2205
chair@calvertwomen.org 
 
Margaret Dunkle, Chair
mdunkle@gwu.edu


 Cecil County Commission for Women

 129 East Main Street · Elkton, Maryland 21921 · 410-996-5200  
cecilwomen@gmail.com
 Kathleen Kunda, Chair
 
 
 
Charles County Commission for Women
 P.O. Box 2150 · La Plata, Maryland 20646 · 301-751-7553
 
cccw@charlescounty.org  
 
Chair: Christine Marie Parker                                                                                 
 
 
Frederick County Commission for Women
 
12 East Church Street · Winchester Hall · Frederick, Maryland 21701·
 301-600-1066
 
commissionforwomen@fredco-md.net
 
Jennifer Charlton-Shuldes, President
 
 
Garrett County Commission for Women
 P.O. Box 623 · Oakland, Maryland 21550 ·
 301-334-8653
 Carol Reilly, Liaison

 

Harford County Commission for Women
 
319 S. Main Street · Suite 307 · Bel Air, Maryland 21014 ·
 410-638-3117
 Lisa Title, Chair
 
Sylvia Bryant, Director
 

Howard County Commission for Women
 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive · Suite 300 · Columbia, Maryland 21046 ·  
 410-313-6425                            
 Chair: Courtney Workman
 Lois Mikkila, Liaison

Montgomery County Commission for Women
 
401 North Washington Street · Suite 100 · Rockville, Maryland 20850 ·
 240-777-8330
cfw@montgomerycountymd.gov
 Jaclyn Lichter, President

Prince George’s County Commission for Women
 6420 Allentown Road · Camp Springs, Maryland 20748 · 301-265-8420
 Carol-Lynn Snowden, Liaison    
 
clsnowden@co.pg.md.us

St. Mary’s County Commission for Women
 P.O. Box 653 · Leonardtown, Maryland 20650 ·
 301-475-4200, ext. 1846          
 Cynthia Brown, Liaison    
cynthia_brown@co.saint-marys.md.us

Washington County Commission for Women
 
100 W. Washington Street · Hagerstown, Maryland 21740 ·
 240-313-2216      
 Ladetra Robinson, President                            

Worcester County Commission for Women
 P.O. Box 126 • Winchester Hall • Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 •
 410-632-4950
 Sharone V. Grant, Chair

 MARYLAND FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN

www.bpwmaryland.org
 The Maryland Federation of Business & Professional Women was established in 1929 as a not-for-profit profit, nonpartisan, and nonsectarian association. BPW/MD promotes equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education, and information.

MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 201 West Monument Street • Baltimore, Maryland 21201 •
 410-685-3750 • www.mdhs.org

 The Maryland Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets the objects and artifacts that reflect the state’s history. The collections contain the papers of many notable Maryland women. Also available are traveling resource kits and historical interpreters who present programs on Maryland women. County and city historical societies provide information about Maryland women’s contributions in specific regions.

 MARYLAND STATE ARCHIVES

 350 Rowe Boulevard • Annapolis, Maryland 21401 •
 800-235-4045 • www.mdsa.net

The Archives is the official historical agency for the state. An on-line catalogue of holdings is available on the website. The Research On-line Division has such topics as “A Celebration of the Diversity of Women,” and “The Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame On-Line.”



 

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