Influential Women of Kansas City

It’s International Women’s Day! Here’s to a day of celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. A balanced world is a better world! Join us in taking a look at women from the Kansas City area who have encouraged and empowered over the years. Dorothy Johnson Vaughan Dorothy Johnson Vaughan worked at NASA as a …

History of Kansas City

The founding of present-day Kansas City, Missouri, begins in the early 1700’s as French fur traders begin traveling up the Missouri river from St. Louis. These traders are in search of new opportunities, and a new market. In 1804, Meriweather Lewis and William Clark travel to the meeting point of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. They camp for three days …