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16 Products That Honor Game-Changing Women in History

products that celebrate famous women in history
Design: theSkimm
March 1, 2022

It’s officially Women’s History Month. Which means we’re shining a big spotlight on those who have made significant contributions in years past and present. Because unless you’ve forgotten (how could you?), women play a vital role in history. 

So we rounded up products that celebrate those who have paved the way. From some names you’ve heard to some you maybe haven’t. 

And if you want more of our Women’s History Month coverage, check out these women-owned brands to shop and our list of products for any woman in your life who deserves a gift.

wine glasses

A set of wineglasses so you can toast to the women who forever altered history…

This set includes four glasses, each dedicated to a different icon. You can choose from Sojourner Truth, Marie Curie, Harriet Tubman, or Clara Barton. Honestly we can’t pick, so we’ll take a sip from each. Cheers. ($16+, Uncommon Goods)

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A puzzle that’ll keep your hands busy…

And features a ton of heroic women. Because why do puzzles of scenic landscapes when you can do puzzles that showcase trailblazers like Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean? Case closed. ($18, Uncommon Goods)

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sweatshirt featuring images of famous women in history

A sweatshirt featuring some of history’s greatest…

Like Harriet Tubman, Dolores Huerta, Amelia Earhart, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Wear it with pride. ($58, Joseph and Sue via Etsy)

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RBG-themed mug

A mug all about Ruth Bader Ginsburg…

She dedicated her life to fighting for justice. And served on the Supreme Court for 27 years. Her list of accomplishments is almost too long to type. We can’t think of a better person to start your day with. ($14.99+, Petty Betty Co. via Etsy)

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art print

A print showcasing change-makers in history you should definitely know…

You’ve heard their names and know their stories. So continue to honor them with an art piece you’ll see every day. From Frida Kahlo to Harriet Beecher Stowe. ($24, Lane Paper Works via Etsy)

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amanda gorman inspirational quote print

An Amanda Gorman print with a quote from her famous inaugural poem…

She was appointed the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate by Urban Word. And is the recipient of the Poets & Writers Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award. So she’s kicking butt and isn’t even 25 yet. We can’t keep up. And while you're at it, you can pick up her poetry collection here. ($16.50+, Purrfect Feminist via Etsy)

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women in science tote bag

A tote bag dedicated to women in science…

Rarely talked about, these women made huge contributions to science. So we’re proud to shine a spotlight on Mary Somerville, Marie Curie, and Caroline Herschel (among others). Molecool. ($32.95, Cognitive Surplus via Etsy)

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kid's book all about famous women in history who accomplished great things

A kids' book all about women who dared to break the mold…

And dared to live dangerously. Each biography is about a woman who risked their life in some way for the betterment of others. Like Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman who flew in space. And Helen Gibson, the first woman who became an American professional stuntperson. All we can say is 'wow.' ($9.39, Amazon)

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shirley chisholm pin

A Shirley Chisholm pin because if they don’t offer you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair…

She was the first Black woman elected to the United States Congress. Oh, and she was the first Black woman to seek the nomination for president of the United States from one of the two major political parties. ($13.95, The Card Bureau via Etsy)

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famous women athletes that have altered the sports world

A book that celebrates women athletes who have gone above and beyond…

But we’re not just talking gold medals and big titles. This book covers athletes that have fought for equal pay and the right to play in all-male leagues. These athletes (like Simone Biles and Billie Jean King) have proved their strength, ability, and skill. And we’re in total awe. ($9.89, Amazon)

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maya angelou inspirational quote print

A Maya Angelou print with one of her most famous quotes…

A prolific writer and a civil rights activist, Maya Angelou achieved it all. She wrote cookbooks, children's books, autobiographies, and poetry. So as a little motivation, frame this quote and put it on your desk. ($5.50, Full Circle Press via Etsy)

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laverne cox print

A pencil set inspired by the one and only Laverne Cox…

Because there is no single type of woman. As an LGBTQ+ advocate, Laverne Cox has traveled across the country to speak about moving beyond gender expectations. She encourages those to live authentically. And we second that. ($25+, EmilyVPCreates via Etsy)

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VP sticker

A vinyl sticker so you can rep our inspiring, history-making VP…

As the highest-ranking woman in US history, Kamala Harris knows a thing or two about breaking a glass ceiling. And there’s nothing we love more than shattered glass. Pop this sticker on your journal, water bottle, or laptop for extra inspiration. Stomp, stomp, stomp away. ($3+, MouthyBroadCo via Etsy)

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coloring and activity book

A coloring and activity book you definitely won’t get sick of…

Pick a strong woman and get to it. You can choose from Beyoncé, Meryl Streep, Serena Williams, and Malala Yousafzai. But it doesn’t stop there. You can bounce to crosswords, mazes, and word searches. Each page will introduce you to a new icon. ($9.79, Target)

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book about famous inventions by women

A book about ingenious inventions by women of all backgrounds…

Alissa Chavez is a Latinx teen who invented the Hot Seat to prevent infant deaths in warm cars. Ruth Wakefield invented the first chocolate chip cookie. How did they do it? This book dives into their struggles, biggest questions, and accomplishments. Girls really do solve everything. ($11.79, Amazon)

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print with inspirational dolly parton quote

A Dolly Parton print that’s all about being your true self…

What hasn’t Dolly Parton accomplished? She’s a singer, actress, writer, and humanitarian (among other things). Psst...this print is a digital download so you’ll have it instantly. Just choose your size and you’ll get the file sent to you. ($7, Morning House Prints via Etsy)

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PS: These are editorially selected, but if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. PPS: If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published. Thanks.

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