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Clever App Buzzes Phone When You Approach Places Where Women Made History

“Google knows as we do that it’s not that women don’t make history — it’s that we don’t honor them for it.”

What do your phone and feminism have in common? Once you download the new SPARK Movement Women on the Map Google Field Trip app, the answer will be everything.

The creators of the Women on the Map app are concerned that females who have made significant achievements don’t get honored in the same way that men do. So SPARK, a girl-fueled feminist movement, is bringing women’s history into the digital age.

When it comes to what we’re taught about history and the historical faces and names we encounter and remember men most routinely. Women and their participation, on the other hand, often get shoved to the background.

SPARK Movement explains:

“Last year, we saw the same thing happen when we looked at Google’s Doodles: between 2010 and 2013, only 17 percent of Google Doodles around the world honored women. When we talked to them about it, not only had they already started fixing the problem, but they also invited us to join their Field Trip app. Google knows as we do that it’s not that women don’t make history — it’s that we don’t honor them for it.”

It’s been included as part of Google’s Field Trip app, and users have to select the Women On The Map source to get the alerts.

Their phone will then buzz when they approach the exact location where a woman has done something extraordinary, and they can then read all about her and her achievements.

Some of the women on the Google-powered map so far include:

The Arpilleristas in Santiago, Chile, a group of women who wove colorful tapestries documenting the turmoil and violence of Pinochet’s regime.

Mary Ellen Pleasant in San Francisco, CA, an activist and abolitionist who, among other things, would dress like a jockey to help slaves escape their plantations.

Mary Anning in Lyme, England, a renowned fossilist who discovered fossils of a Plesiosaurus, rocking the scientific community to its core.

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