Updating the Face of America

What We Do Equal Visibility Everywehre

Equal Visibility Everywhere is a not for profit dedicated to updating the face of America's symbols monuments and icons.

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  • Statuary Hall: Our “Put a Woman in Statuary Hall” project is dedicated to correcting the gender imbalance in National Statuary Hall, state by state.
  • Stamps: Our “Stamp Out Stamp Bias” project focuses on the gender imbalance in commemorative stamps, issued by the United States Postal Service by nominating women to be honored with a stamp.
  • Celebrations: Our Celebrations project encourages the government and private sector to include women in the holidays, parades, and other festivities that celebrate our nation’s heritage.
  • Monuments & Memorials: Our Monuments and Memorials project analyzes the gender ratio of monuments and memorials on the local, state, and national level, and encourages greater representation of women.
  • Currency: Our Currency project urges the government to include more women’s images on our coinage and  paper money.
  • Historical Markers: Our Historical Markers project analyzes the number of historical markers in each state and urges state governments to erect more historical markers honoring women.

Equal Visibility Everywhere's Founder Equal Visibility Everywhere | EVE

Dr. Lynette Long has spent her entire career fighting for women’s rights. 

She has conducted extensive research on numerous topics including but not limited to: sexism in children’s television programming, the impact of toy selection on vocational choice, gender bias in U.S. stamps, and the sex-based achievement gap in mathematics.

She founded “Color Math Pink,” an award-winning website that promoted girls’ math achievement.  For the last decade, Dr. Long has focused her efforts on researching the gender gap in our nations symbol and icons.

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"We are half of the world, mothers to all of the world, and still we are invisible."

-Lynette Long

 She has brought national attention to the lack of images of women on our currency and stamps, lack of statues of women, and the under-representation of women in our historic marker programs.  In 2010, Dr. Long founded Equal Visibility Everywhere (EVE), a not-for-profit which focuses on bringing public awareness to the visibility gap and taking concrete steps to remediate it.

Dr. Long received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry, a Master of Science in Mathematics and a Doctorate in Educational and Counseling Psychology from the University of Illinois.  Dr. Long has served full-time on the faculties fo The Catholic University,  Loyola College,  American University, and The University of Maryland, Asian Division.  Dr. Long is the author of over thirty books in the areas of psychology and mathematics.  She has also published extensively in trade and professional journals and has appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs.  Dr. Long hosted her own radio show, One-on-One with Dr. Lynette Long for the Armed Forces Network where she answered questions of a psychological nature.