National Women’s History Museum Annual DC Awards Event Honors Journalist Cokie Roberts and #Metoo Founder, Tarana Burke

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The annual event commemorates women's achievements, the importance of preserving women’s history and highlights the need for a national women’s history museum on the National Mall.

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, The National Women’s History Museum will host its Women Making History Awards in Washington, D.C.

This year’s event honors award-winning journalist and author Cokie Roberts and #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke. CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash and PBS Contributing Correspondent Alison Stewart will also participate in the program.

WHO: National Women’s History Museum

WHAT: Women Making History Awards

WHEN: Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 6:00pmET Reception; 7:00pmET Program

WHERE: Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

Tickets are available at https://www.womenshistory.org/2018-women-making-history-awards. Media interested in covering the event can contact Chris Lisi at clisi@nwhm.org or (202) 549-0696 for details.

About the National Women’s History Museum
For more than two decades the National Women’s History Museum has researched, collected and exhibited women’s contributions to our nation’s social, cultural, economic, and political life. We engage people with our interactive website, online and physical exhibits, education programs, live presentations, and social media to ensure we tell those stories. We believe the nation deserves a world-class museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC that shows the full scope of women’s contributions to our nation’s history and brings those into a prominent place in national discussions. A place where visitors can expand their understanding of women’s roles and leave with a complete view of American history. For more information visit http://www.WomensHistory.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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