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Trailblazing Women

Episode 15: Lt Cmdr Amy Forsythe

As America grieves the loss of more than a dozen U.S troops and many more injured in the deadly attack in Kabul,  Lt. Cmdr. Amy Forsythe, U.S. Navy Reserve knows firsthand, the risks and heartache that come with military service.  Serving 3 combat tours in Afghanistan as a military correspondent, she took shots behind the camera and in front of it, documenting one of the longest wars in American History. 


WMC Exhibits

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Rockin' The Political Boat

Women during the 1960s, 1970s, and the early 1980s campaigned for a variety of issues: reproductive rights, education, representation in the media, family, workplace, and violence against women.  


Re-membering the Chicana Activist Narrative

 Acknowledge the women who dared to assert their place within the Chicano movement of the 1960s. As women. As activists. As Chicanas. 



The opportunities that called women towards California went beyond the gold men were mining for.

Get to know women of the Gold Rush Era.

The Women's Museum of California is funded by donations, grants and membership and through the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors.

We are thankful for this support of our efforts to explore and preserve the stories of women.