Diversity In March
“In diversity, there is beauty and there is strength” – Maya Angelou
Volusia County government is always looking for new ways to support and promote diversity and inclusion to serve and reflect our community. As an extension of this belief, we are excited to raise awareness of the many multicultural and diversity-related events that are happening right here in Volusia County.
Some interesting facts you may or may not know about our diverse world:
In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month.
In 1840, Catherine Brewer became first woman to receive a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia.
In 1869, the first women’s suffrage law was passed, in territory of Wyoming.
In 1972, Katharine Graham of The Washington Post Co. became first woman CEO of a Fortune 500 company.