Women’s history month calendar

Now-March 10 Nurses will be in NW Campus’ WSTU bookstore lobby offering information regarding women’s overall health. The station will be open during regular campus hours during the week. For more information, contact health services administrative assistant Cat Stevens at 817-515-7672 or catherine.stevens@tccd.edu.

Now-March 31 South Campus’ Women’s History Month committee is sponsoring a photo exhibit in the Student Center honoring women in history. For more information, contact committee chairwoman Lindsey Light at 817-515-4307 or lindsey.light@tccd.edu.

March 8 SE student activities will host a discussion of Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines presented by SE government instructors Ruthann Geer and Marilyn Murphy. Students can view clips from a film and join in the discussion about how women are portrayed in comics, books and film 9:35-10:30 a.m. in the library classroom.

March 8 A panel discussion featuring local march organizers and participants from the Women’s March on Washington will occur noon-1 p.m. in the TR Campus Idea Store. Students can learn the reasons they marched, their experiences from that day and the future of this movement by participating in the discussion Where Do We Go from Here? The National Women’s March.

March 8 A Day Without Women will take place 1-1:30 p.m. in the TR Idea Store. Faculty, staff and students can wear red and acknowledge the contributions women make to society. For more information, contact lori.leach@tccd.edu.

March 9 NW Campus’ Student Leadership Academy will host Marketable Skills: Women in the Workforce 12:30-2 p.m. in WACB 1123. The workshop will focus on ways women can build skills for success in the workforce. Lunch will be included. For more information, contact coordinator of student activities Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794 or rachael.mccloskey@tccd.edu.

March 9 South Campus’ Women’s History Month committee will host a luncheon 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in SSTU 2105 featuring South history assistant professor Carolyn Carney speaking on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt. It will cost students $5 and non-students $7.50 to attend. For more information, contact committee chairwoman Lindsey Light at 817-515-4307 or lindsey.light@tccd.edu.

March 21 The Women’s History Gallery will be open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the TR Campus Idea Store. The exhibit will recognize the historical, social, political and economic achievements of women around the world. A limited amount of light refreshments will be served during an opening reception 9-10:30 a.m. on the 21st. For more information, contact TR student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192.

March 21, 29, 30 SE student activities will show the Painted Nails documentary 10-11:20 a.m. on the 21st and 2:20-3:40 p.m. on the 29th in the ESCT HUB. The documentary is about Van Hoang, the owner of a nail salon who testified before Congress about the need for safer cosmetics. The discussion of this film will take place at 10 a.m. March 30 in the Judith J. Carrier Library. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595 or the library reference desk at 817-515-3084.

March 22 NE student activities and the kinesiology department are sponsoring a women’s self-defense class 10 a.m.-noon in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). Presented by instructional associate Shane Whitehead, who is a fourth-degree black belt in Gasan Ryu Kenpo, the class will lay the foundation for effective self-defense. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

March 23 SE student activities will host The Hero Within, a panel discussion with Mary German, Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau senior vice president of operations, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the ballroom. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-3595.

March 23 The Where Are All the Women in STEM? panel will run 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). The panel will honor women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. Students will learn about their journeys and the diversity of their real-life experiences. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6582.

March 27-30 NW’s Empowered Women will feature a display of influential women of the NW Campus community in honor of Women’s History Month. The exhibit can be viewed in the WSTU bookstore lobby during regular campus hours. For more information, contact student development associate Alicia Coleman at 817-515-7793 or alicia.coleman@tccd.edu.

March 28 Violence Against Native Women will be noon-1 p.m. in TREF 2105 on TR Campus. NE government professor Lisa Uhlir will discuss the higher assault rates against American Indian women who reside on reservations. For more information, contact TR student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192.

March 29 Jenna Quinn, a sexual abuse survivor, activist and author, will present Advocating for Self and Others 9:45-10:30 a.m. in the TR Idea Store. Quinn is the person behind Jenna’s Law, the most comprehensive U.S. child abuse prevention law to date. For more information, contact TR student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192.

March 30 Heather Reynolds, the CEO of Catholic Charities Fort Worth, will speak noon-1 p.m. in the TR Idea Store. One of the youngest CEOs in the country, Reynolds oversees strategic direction for her nonprofit organization. She will share her leadership philosophy and her group’s efforts to eradicate poverty. For more information, contact TR student activities coordinator Eddie Brassart at 817-515-1192.

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