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Women's History Month

office for institutional diversity

03/12/13

Women's History Month

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Women's History Month is an annually declared month, celebrated in March in the United States, which highlights the contributions of women to events in contemporary history. This year, the Women's Resource Center will be celebrating both Women's History Month and the 40th anniversary of the BC Women's Resource Center.

This month, we aim to celebrate the accomplishments of past alumnae and present female students. We hope this celebration acts as an impetus to encourage current students to recognize their potential and harness their power to be successful in their post-graduate pursuits.

EVENT DESCRIPTIONS

Celebrating our Past, Envisioning our Future
A documentary screening of the Council for Women's "Making our Place" and a keynote discussion by Grace Simmons ‘05, VP for Strategic Initiatives for Chobani.
Tuesday, March 12th - 7PM, Heights Room

Balancing Act
A panel and small group discussion on the topic of work-life integration, presented by the Women’s Collaborative.
Wednesday, March 20th - 12PM, Heights Room

Still Fighting the Good Fight: WRC's 40th Anniversary Celebration
Feminism then & now, through the eyes of past and present contributors to the WRC including Judith Wilt, founder of the Women's and Gender Studies program and Sheila McMahon, former director of the WRC.
Thursday, March 21th - 6PM, Stokes 195S

Reflections through Time: A Celebration of Women’s Accomplishments at Boston College and Beyond
A gallery exhibit of current female students and prominent alumnae. 
March 1st – August 1st - 3rd Floor Gallery, O’Neill Library