Women’s History Month


Marine Science In The Morning: Mangrove Research In Northern Florida (Smithsonian Natural History Museum) – VIRTUAL

Dr. Loraé T. Simpson from the Florida Oceanographic Society will discuss her research into the mangroves of northern Florida. Global climate change is driving the expansion of mangroves into saltmarsh habitat in Florida, which may alter ecosystem processes through changes in ecosystem structure. With their unique structure and migration to higher […]


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 Kate Washington, Author of ‘Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout In America’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

When Kate Washington’s husband, Brad, developed an aggressive cancer, the author was forced into a role that so many women are in: one of being the family provider, the caregiver to the children, navigating the healthcare system and providing the care for her husband. In Already Toast, she uses her […]


Great Discussion Series: Judaism and The Role of Women (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join Rabbi Jessie Wainer as she explores Judaism, the religion, and the evolving role of women in Judaism. From the earliest matriarchs of Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah to the more modern women who paved the way for women in the rabbinate, Rabbi Wainer will share text and stories from […]