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Women's History Month

Women's History Month 2019

Please join Ohio University and the surrounding community in celebrating Women's History Month 2019! If you would like for your event to be added to the Women's History Month calendar, please contact womenscenter@ohio.edu.

Tuesday, March 5

4:00-6:00PM, Baker 230. American Association of University Women's Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop. Co-Sponsored with the Women's Center, Graduate College, and with support from the Career and Leadership Development Center. Please RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/Equal-Pay-Ohio

Thursday, March 7

6:00PM, Baker Theater, Film Showing and Discussion on Girl Rising. Co-Sponsored by the Women’s Center, Women’s Panhellenic Association, Alden Library, and Counseling and Psychological Services. The film showcases the stories of nine girls from around the world and the barriers that they have faced. Ultimately, the film communicates the importance of education for young girls as a means to disrupt cycles of poverty.

6:00PM, Multicultural Center (Baker 219), Women's History Month Panel DiscussionSponsored by Woman to Woman: Empowerment through Mentorship. Co-Sponsored by Black Student Union and OMSAR. A panel of diverse women will speak on their personal and individual experiences with being a multicultural woman in America. 

7:30PM, Athena Cinema, Film Showing: WhitneyPresented by The Athena Cinema & Ohio University Performing Arts Series$5 Admission

Monday, March 18

OHIO Eastern Campus, Shannon Hall Art Gallery. "What Were You Wearing: Survivor Art Installation". Showing available on request from March 18-29th. To schedule, please contact schodzin@ohio.eduThis exhibit is supported and sponsored by Ohio University, which includes a variety of organizations on the Athens Campus, and the Eastern Campus, as well as the local community.

Wednesday, March 20

4:00-5:15PM, 31 S. Court Street (WGSS Conference Room). Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Colloquium series presents “Breeding Mixed-Race Women for Profit and Pleasure”. The presenter is Dr. Myrna Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions at Ohio University.

6:30PM, Baker Ballroom. Women's Achievement Dinner. Co-Sponsored by: Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc, Rho Lambda and the Women's Center. Tickets may be purchased from the Women’s Center (Baker 403) for $25. Proceeds will go to the Survivor Advocacy Program.

Thursday, March 21

Noon-1:00PM, Baker 405. Thirsting for Knowledge Thursday: The 'Beast of the Interior" with Sarah Minor. Co-Sponsored with the Survivor Advocacy Program, CPS, and Trisolini Gallery. This event is exempt from mandatory reporting obligations. Participants may stay until 2PM.

4:00PM, OHIO Eastern Campus. Ohio University Eastern: Celebrate Women. This community event is free and will feature networking opportunities, an expert community panel, and an inspiring keynote address by PFC Jessica Lynch, U.S. Army. Space is limited. To register, email ouersvp@ohio.edu or call 740-699-2494. Sponsored by Cultural Life Committee, Eastern Dean’s Office, Development Advisory Board, Education Club, Junior League of Wheeling, OHIO Alumni, ohiowomen, St. Clairsville Chamber of Commerce, Student Services, Tri-County Help Center, Wallflower Alliance, and the Women’s Center.


7:30PM, Athena Cinema.  Film Showing: Joan Jett: Bad Reputation. Presented by The Athena Cinema & Ohio University Performing Arts Series$5 Admission

Friday, March 22

All Day, OHIO Lancaster Campus. Celebrate Women Conference. Organized by Ohio University Lancaster. Registration required: https://www.ohio.edu/lancaster/celebratewomen.cfm Keynote speaker • Colonel Eileen Collins, First Woman to Pilot and Command an American Spacecraft. NASA Astronaut Col. Eileen Collins reveals an encouraging perspective and insight on the leadership skills needed to break barriers and become a successful pioneer in your field.

10:00AM - 4:00PM, Alden 323. Art+Fem Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Sponsored by Alden Library. We propose to make an impact on the Wikipedia gender gap by creating, improving, editing, and adding content to articles about cis and transgender women, non-binary folks, and feminism and the arts. Our event will take place on March 22, from 10 am – 4 pm in Alden 323.  We will provide training and tutors, snacks, space, laptops, and camaraderie.  

Monday, March 25

5:00PM-6:30PM, Masonic Lodge (Athens, OH). Women of Action, Citizenship and Service: A Women Veterans Panel Discussion. Featuring Deborah Ashenhurst, Director of Ohio Department of Veterans Services. Sponsored by Ohio University History Department, Contemporary History Institute, Ohio University Veterans Office, Air Force ROTC, Women Veterans of Southeast Ohio, Sweet Arts Bakery, Southeast Ohio History Center, League of Women Voters, and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s Women’s Center.

Tuesday, March 26

10:00AM-7:00PM, Baker Ballroom. International Women's Art Installation. Co-sponsored by: the Women's Center, Office of Global Affairs, International Student Union, Intersectional Feminist Alliance, the Multicultural Center, the Black Student Cultural Programming Board, and the Survivor Advocacy Program. This installation, including over 70 submissions from artists, depicts the history of women’s experiences around the world. Topics include key legislation on women’s rights, the fight to end sexual assault, women’s protest history, women’s health, the intersection of identities, experiences of girlhood, and more. To volunteer to help with the exhibit, please fill out this form: https://orgsync.com/130803/forms/355490

Thursday, March 28

7:30PM, Athena Cinema. Film Showing: Maria By Callas. Presented by The Athena Cinema & Ohio University Performing Arts Series$5 Admission

Women's History Month Calendar of Events