women


A Conversation with Dr. Sheri Parks, Author of ‘Fierce Angels’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Dr. Sheri Parks, vice president for Strategic Initiatives with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), discusses topics from her book Fierce Angels: Living with a Legacy from the Sacred Dark Feminine to the Strong Black Woman. Fierce Angels explores the idea of the “strong Black woman” as never before. […]


⭐ Saving and Investing For Women (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Suzanne McGovern of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy will discuss how women can level the playing field through saving and investing. Women have unique financial considerations. There are certain realities  women must deal with–women are paid less than men, spend less time in the workforce, […]


Women’s History Month: Conversations For Change (Maryland Public Television) – VIRTUAL

In celebration of Women’s History Month, in collaboration with Morgan State University and University of Maryland Global Campus, Maryland Public Television (MPT) invites you to join us for a special event honoring the legacy of Black women suffragists and their impact on the leaders of today — leaders such as […]


Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

Mary Lou Williams, ca. 1946, by William P. Gottlieb Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women Part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story PROGRAM DESCRIPTION From a 17th-century workshop in the Netherlands to a classroom in 1660 in Frankfurt, to the streets of Washington in the […]


Women Against Slavery: Then and Now (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Women abolitionists have always faced opposition, but they have persevered. The author will highlight the valiant work of several women abolitionists past and present. Janet Willen is co-author with Marjorie Gann of Speak a Word for Freedom: Women against Slavery and Five Thousand Years of Slavery, both published by Tundra Books. Speak a Word for […]


Ladies of Laughter: Great Comediennes (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

From the earliest days of comedy, many comediennes have made audiences howl with laughter. Revisit the funny women of film, television and radio, including Gracie Allen, Lucille Ball, Eve Arden and more and enjoy a multimedia presentation of photos, video clips and captivating stories. Presented by Hometowns to Hollywood’s film […]


⭐ A Tale of Two Counties: The Status of Women in Montgomery County (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Patricia Maclay MD, a Commissioner with the Montgomery County Commission for Women (CFW), will present an overview of the Commission’s work in the community. Covering topics ranging from youth engagement to the Women’s Legislative Briefing, Dr. Maclay will invite discussion about the issues facing women and girls in the County. […]


Meet Ann McCallum, Author of ‘Thrill Seekers: 15 Remarkable Women in Extreme Sports’ (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Meet author Ann McCallum to find out what it takes to be an extreme athlete, as she discusses her new book, Thrill Seekers: 15 Remarkable Women in Extreme Sports. Ever wondered what it’s like to dive underneath an Antarctic iceberg? Drive a dog sled team? Sky dive? Or vault through […]