March is/was Women’s History Month in Maryland.
Did you know:
- This past September, Maryland was named “The Best State for Women” by the Center for American Progress, which looked at economics, leadership, and health in all 50 states.
- Maryland ranked first in both economics and leadership:
- Boasting the country’s highest percentage of women-owned businesses
- The lowest wage gap for women of any state in the nation
- The fourth-highest percentage of female elected officials in both the U.S. Congress and the state legislature.
Source: Center for American Progress
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