Let’s celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month. Today, FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has a post on the White House Council on Women and Girls blog called Ensuring a Level Playing Field for Women Consumers. Check it out.  

At the FTC, we celebrate and honor the many female leaders whose work has significantly impacted the agency’s mission. Two examples from our own history: Mary Gardiner Jones, the first woman FTC Commissioner, and Janet Steiger, the first female Chairman. They promoted policies that increased competition and helped consumers, and inspired others to pursue careers at the FTC.

Inspired by their legacy, we all can be savvy consumers and motivate others to be in the know. Here are a few things you can do:

This blog post was updated on March 13, 2014 to reflect the Chairwoman’s post on the White House Council on Women and Girls blog.

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Congratulations Mary Gardiner Jones, Janet Steiger for being honored as FTC's women of accomplishments and effective change.

Congratulations for all you do!

Women's History Month. Well congratulations FTC, in honor of the month I'd like make some history with you as a WOMAN this month. I suggest reading Knowing Your Value by MSNBC's Morning Joe cohost Mika Brzezinski. And yeah, I learned about it by turning to the magazines. (Cosmo even. SHHH!)

Thank you. And here’s a consumer tip: You can save money on books and magzines by using your public library.

Congratulations to celebrate women who are capable.
To make a positive contribution to society safety.
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Congratulations Mary Gardiner Jones, Janet Steiger for being honored as FTC's women of accomplishments and effective change

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