Celebrate Women's History Month with the Marketing Nation, and Win!

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    Celebrate Women's History Month with the Marketing Nation Community!

    Join us in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.

    Each week we'll have a new community challenge. The post with the most 'likes' during that week will win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. To be eligible to win you must:
    • Have your profile *completely* set up, including photo, avatar, bio city and state.
    • Post during the correct week, indicated below. (i.e Discussions about the influential woman that are posted the following week won't be eligible)
    • Make sure posts are tagged with #WHM2016
    • Follow the guidelines below!

     

    Winners are peer selected and will be chosen based on number of 'likes' on the post, so please, VOTE VOTE VOTE!

    View the instructions below!

     

    1. COMPLETE. March 7 - March 11: Comment in this thread in Marketing Central of who the most influential woman in your life is and why.
      1. WINNER: Jenn DiMaria. You can view the entries here: Most influential woman in my life is... 
    2. COMPLETE. March 14 - March 18: Post a blog in our Women in Business section about any Women in Business / Technology related topic. Read our Community Blog Guidelines & Tips first and then GET BLOGGING! Some ideas for topics are: a customer success story, comment on something going on in the news, pose your own question, provide your tips and tricks for success, or report on something interesting you learned at a conference.
      1. WINNER: Dory Viscogliosi
    3. COMPLETE. March 21 - March 25: Nominate a woman in YOUR organization who you think is making history by commenting in this thread Women's History Contest Week 3: Nominate a female in Marketing Central. She could be paving the way for other women to be successful, showing strong leadership across the organization, or producing stellar results and killing it in their job! Whatever the reason, nominate and let community decide the winner. (*Note, there are two winners for this challenge. The person who writes the nomination AND the person nominated will each receive a $50 gift card!)
      1. WINNERS: Ouida Linkous and her nomination Naomi Marr
    4. COMPLETE. March 28 - April 1: Post a discussion in Marketing Central and share details about your favorite organization that promotes or helps women in technology.
      1. WINNER: Chelsea Kiko with her post about Bad Girl Ventures

     

    What is Women's History Month?

    The roots of National Women’s History Month go back to March 8, 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions. International Women’s Day was first observed in 1909, but it wasn’t until 1981 that Congress established National Women’s History Week to be commemorated the second week of March. In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month. Every year since, Congress has passed a resolution for Women’s History Month, and the President has issued a proclamation.