Did you know…

Across the country there is a growing movement to recognize noteworthy women and their historical contributions through public monuments. Unfortunately, less than 7% of the 5,193 monuments in the United States presently recognize women. In Lexington, Kentucky there are none. We are about to change that statistic with the “Breaking the Bronze Ceiling” initiative.

Did you know…

Across the country there is a growing movement to recognize noteworthy women and their historical contributions through public monuments. Unfortunately, less than 7% of the 5,193 monuments in the United States presently recognize women. In Lexington, Kentucky there are none. We are about to change that statistic with the “Breaking the Bronze Ceiling” initiative.

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Upcoming Event

Join us February 24th for a get-together to learn more about a special fundraising challenge during Women’s History Month to benefit Lexington’s Breaking the Bronze Ceiling initiative.

Sculpture by Artist Barbara Grygutis
Images courtesy Barbara Grygutis Sculpture LLC

Upcoming Event

Join us February 24th for a get-together to learn more about a special fundraising challenge during Women’s History Month to benefit Lexington’s Breaking the Bronze Ceiling initiative.

Sculpture by Artist Barbara Grygutis
Images courtesy Barbara Grygutis Sculpture LLC

Podcast | TALES FROM THE KENTUCKY ROOM

The Lexington Public Library has posted their podcast, “Tales from the Kentucky Room,” featuring Breaking the Bronze Ceiling.

What Is the Difference Between a Suffragist and a Suffragette?

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Design for Sculpture Honoring Suffragists Unveiled

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National Women’s History Information for school, place of worship, community or workplace…

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Photo caption (left to right): Dr. Mary Lynne Capilouto & Dr. Eli Capilouto, Councilmember Jennifer Mossotti, Councilmember Kathy Plomin, Ms. Lisa Higgins-Hord.

We wish to express our deep gratitude to the University of Kentucky for their tremendous support of Breaking the Bronze Ceiling.

Earlier this afternoon, on behalf of the University of Kentucky, U.K. Healthcare, and U.K. Athletics, University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto and Lisa Higgins-Hord, Assistant Vice President in the Office of Community Engagement and BTBC Steering Committee member, presented Councilmember Jennifer Mossotti, BTBC Chair, and Councilmember Kathy Plomin, BTBC Vice-Chair, with a generous donation at the Dr. Mary E. Britton sponsorship level.

On behalf of the entire Breaking the Bronze Ceiling Steering Committee, thank you, University of Kentucky!

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