March is Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8, 2023 (and annually on the same date). Try this Women’s History Month trivia quiz alongside your kids to test your knowledge about some of the most influential women in history, and see what further research it leads to!
While every day is a great day for families to talk about strong women in history, Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day serve as a special reminder to uplift famous women in American history as well as internationally, and to be inspired by the progress made in gender equality throughout the centuries.
Girls, boys, and kids (and parents!) of any gender can gain so much perspective, knowledge, confidence, and gratitude by learning about some of the amazing women in history who paved the way — not just for females but for all of us, in every realm of life from science and technology to politics and culture.
Bonus: To add to your women’s history trivia knowledge, use some of our suggested scripts to answer curious kids’ questions about how women got the right to vote, why there is no men’s history month, more change-making Black women in history such as Ruby Bridges and Harriet Tubman, and other influential Latina women including Sonia Sotomayor.