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New Initiative Honoring African American Sculptor Augusta Savage
A Coalition of Groups and Individuals Will Be Formed to Re-Create Savage’s Lift Every Voice and Sing sculpture Made for The 1939 World’s Fair in Queens, New York.

Lunch and a Show FUNraiser

Our April 21st Monumental Women FUNraiser was a huge success!
Featuring lunch and the Tony-nominated Broadway show ‘SUFFS’. Thanks to our Special Events Committee for organizing this truly inspiring afternoon.

PHOAP Art Contest Winners

View the winning submissions!

Monumental Women’s “10 for 10” celebration in 2024

In 2024, Monumental Women will celebrate our tenth anniversary as an organization advocating for women’s history and honoring more women and people of color in public spaces. 

Each month we will be highlighting one of our ten accomplishments these past ten years and announcing future initiatives to Move History Forward you can support in our next decade. Stay tuned!


The organization that brought the first-ever statue honoring real women in the 167-year history of New York City’s Central Park

Writing all women back into the historical record through an inclusive education campaign in partnerships with museums and libraries

Challenging U.S. municipalities to recognize and honor the contributions of all women and people of color with tributes in their public spaces

The Women’s Rights HISTORY Trail

There are countless important and historic places of interest in NYC of monumental women of the past. We’ve documented hundreds and the list keeps growing. Explore where history was made. Learn more about the contributions of NYC women online or use the map to visit these inspirational spots in person. Make it an outing to educate yourself and the next generation! Learn More


Our Educational Art & History Project

Which woman from the past do you think deserves to be put on a pedestal? Now’s your chance to show us. Be a part of this exciting community-driven project. Learn. Draw. Share. Celebrate! Learn More

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Show your support for good

The proceeds from every purchase go toward Monumental Women’s Educational projects and programs to highlight the power of Women’s History in the continuing fight for equality. Union made and made in the USA products. Give your friends and colleagues a gift that helps “Move History Forward.”

Rewatch the live event here

August 26th, 2020 — Monumental Women unveiled the first statue of real women the Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument of Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in Central Park, on the occasion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification on the 19th amendment and women winning the right to vote.

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