WOMENS HISTORY LITERARY WORKS & RESOURCES
Are you seeking historical information regarding great women throughout history? GSU Library has a collection of books, DVD’s and eBooks dedicated to women’s history. Visit www.govst.edu/library and select the Library Catalog located under Library Resources. Type in Women’s History Month for your keyword and you will find a listing of items that are currently available in the GSU Library. Visit the library or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s History Month Display
B-Wing Display Case
Kick off the Women’s History Month celebration by observing some historical activists and the ongoing fight for equality and women’s rights.
“Women of Wonders” Women’s History Month Nominations
This year, the Center for Student Engagement for Intercultural Programs is highlighting powerhouse women of the GSU community in the B wing display case. We're looking for nominations of students, staff, faculty, administration, and alumna!
International Women’s Day Celebration #BreaktheBias
Tuesday, March 8 @ 4:30-6pm
This hybrid event will educate and empower the GSU community about how promote gender equality. There will also be the usual carnation distribution by OIS.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling with Female Entrepreneurs
Thursday, March 17 @ 2pm
Come and engage in a conversation with Jasmine Jones, an entrepreneur who has broken barriers in the athletic shoe world and currently designs shows for Adidas as an independent contractor.
“Women’s March” Virtual Movie Screening
“Shot on location in five U.S. cities, WOMEN'S MARCH is a story about democracy, human rights, and what it means to stand up for your values in today's America. On January 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington, D.C. That same day, hundreds of sister marches took place nationally and globally to become the largest one-day protest in American history.” To watch, visit https://www.kanopy.com/signup?destination=node%2F3165531 and sign up under Governors State University.
Orange Table Talk
Thursday, March 24 @ 1pm
This year, we are doing something different and hosting our first "Orange Table Talk," an event which features a multi-generational panel of GSU women participating in a panel discussion about everyday topics of importance to women. We would like to invite you to enjoy and engage in conversation with our panel of wonderful women!
Keynote Address from Dr. Lisa Aponte-Soto
Thursday, March 31 @ 2pm
Dr. Soto is a “transformative research, evaluation, and training consultant. Her work focuses on equitable health, education, and workplace practices. I specialize in community-driven models with asset-based approaches using mix-methods. She facilitates trainings on culturally responsive practices, capacity building, Latinx leadership, and strategic visioning.
Dr. Soto has extensive experience working in academia, social services, and health care settings, conducting administrative operations, program management, grants management, policy development, research, and evaluation. She has successfully managed marketing, communications, and branding efforts at multiple settings to promote the visibility and awareness of programs with local, regional, and national platforms.”