Listen to our Spotify playlist: “ODEI Women’s History Month 2021”
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! to the LTU Society of Physics Students (LTU SPS) - LTU SPS recently created the Women in Physics Committee to further our diversity and inclusion efforts. The Women in Physics Committee has been awarded the 2021 American Physical Society’s Women in Physics Group Grant (APS-WiP). This grant is in the amount of $1,000 which shall be used to further facilitate the committee’s efforts to make Physics more accessible to the LTU community and recruit and retain more undergraduate women in physics.
Monday, March 21
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Science Building #7, Marburger Auditorium (S100)
Presented by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion's artist-in-residence, Emmy® award winning producer and multi-faceted artist Mike Ellison. Pillars explores the pivotal historic and present day roles women play within our society, while addressing women’s well-being through mental, physical and financial health. Featuring percussionist, Aisha Ellis.
Maria Vaz Beacon Award
Thursday, March 31
airing on Facebook @LTU.ODEI
The Maria Vaz Beacon Award honors and recognizes an individual employee of the University who has contributed to the advancement of women at Lawrence Technological University and in STEAM through distinguished leadership, scholarship, advocacy, mentoring, program development or other activities. Tune in to watch the announcement of our winner. The award is sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Great Michigan Read book Discussion: The Women of the Copper Country, a novel by Mary Doria Russell
Thursday, April 7
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
From the bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow comes “historical fiction that feels uncomfortably relevant today” (Kirkus Reviews) about “America’s Joan of Arc”—the courageous woman who started a rebellion in Calumet, MI by leading a strike against the largest copper mining company in the world. Free copies of the book can be picked up in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (C404), or you can contact Eula Muckleroy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Featured websites for women
Michigan Women Forward (MWF) | miwf.org -MWF is a community development organization whose mission is to expand economic opportunity, empower the next generation, and celebrate and honor the accomplishments of Michigan women.
WomensHistory.org - Mission is to tell the stories of women who transformed our nation, through a growing state-of-the-art online presence and a future physical museum to educate, inspire, empower, shape the future, and provide a complete view of American history.
NationalWomensHistoryAlliance.org - formerly, the National Women’s History Project, is a leader in promoting Women’s History and is committed to the goals of education, empowerment, equality, and inclusion.
WomensHistoryMonth.gov - The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.
Seneca’s 100 Women to Hear (iHeartRadio )
Women’s History Month (iHeartRadio)
9 to 5ish (Spotify)
OTHER LOCAL AND VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING
March 15 - 21, 2022 | Free | Detroit Film Theatre @ Home
Detroit Institute of Arts (dia.org) - Visionary Women: Ursula Von Rydingsvard
In conjunction with the DIA special exhibition By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500–1800, the DFT will present recent documentaries exploring visionary 20th-century artists Hilma af Klint, Eva Hesse, and Ursula von Rydingsvard. Must register https://www.dia.org/events/visionary-women-ursula-von-rydingsvard
March 16, 2022 | 11 - 12:00 p.m. | Virtual
Women in Design Breakfast - Women interested in pursuing a career in design or who are already in the industry but are looking to gain advice are invited to a virtual Women in Design Breakfast, on Wednesday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to noon. During the event, attendees will hear from a panel of women in UX, product, and creative fields, and will learn how to successfully navigate the design industry and develop great work while motivating change. Learn more and register.: https://generalassemb.ly/education/women-in-design-breakfast/atlanta/197028
March 16, 2022 | 1- 2:00 p.m. | Virtual
Conversations with Holocaust Survivors - 2022 First Person Series: Susan Warsinger - When her neighbors smashed a brick through Susan’s bedroom window on the night of November 9, 1938, she was nine years old and terrified. After what is now known as Kristallnacht or the “Night of Broken Glass,” Susan’s life changed forever. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - https://www.ushmm.org/online-calendar/event/mafrstprwarsi0322
March 18, 2022 | 1 - 2:00 p.m. | Virtual
Working for Suffrage: How Class and Race Shaped the U.S. Suffrage Movement - The fight for woman suffrage was a long-fought battle with support from well-organized national groups. Working-class women involved in grassroots efforts and other reform movements played a significant role in the fight for the right to vote. Historians Page Harrington, Cathleen Cahill and Alison Parker will discuss these women and the roles they played. Register Here or View on YouTube
March 23, 2022 | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. EDT | VIRTUAL
National Women's History Month - Join the conversation with business powerhouse and author Indra Nooyi, former CEO of PepsiCo. Hosted by the National Women's History Month (NWHM) organization. Registration in advance required. Find many more events by NWHM here: https://www.womenshistory.org/events
March 29, 2022 | 2 - 3:00 p.m. | Virtual
Kickass Women in Business [and Tech] - Join General Assembly Detroit on Tuesday, March 29, from 2-3 p.m., for Kickass Women in Business: Slaying the World. This free virtual event will feature inspiring women leaders from the tech and business world, who will share their learnings, challenges, and secrets of success in a fun format. Learn more and register here: https://generalassemb.ly/education/kickass-women-in-business-slaying-the-world/los-angeles/197425
Now - April 16, 2022 | Irwin House Global Art Center and Gallery
The juried ‘Where We At’ art exhibit launched on Feb. 12 to celebrate both Black and Women’s History Months in February, hosted by Irwin House Global Art Center and Gallery in partnership with the National Conference of Artists of Michigan. It features 22 Detroit women artists and is inspired by the 1960s and ‘70s Black Arts Movement. The exhibit runs until April 16. Learn more and register here: http://irwinhousegallery.org/2022/01/27/where-we-at-a-black-womens-history-month-exhibition/