In honor of Women's History Month, Encyclopedia Britannica is highlighting 300 women whose actions and ideas influenced history. Follow the illustrated timeline to identify developments in the lives of women since antiquity with the feature, 300 Women Who Changed The World
). Read quotes, essays, and speeches. Enjoy biographies about Women's Rights luminaries such as Joan of Arc, Jane Adams, Phillis Wheatley and Sandra Day O'Connor. Watch video clips, use the learning activities to take an in-depth view of women's achievements, or read articles on topics such as feminism and the history of Mother's Day.