Elizabethtown College is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of events throughout the month of March. 

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Title IX is hosting a series of events to recognize and commemorate the vital role of women in American history. 

Each day throughout the month, the @etowntitleixdei Instagram is featuring historic suffragists women who have led countries around the world. They are also encouraging participation in “March Into Women’s History,” a “March Madness” style bracket designed for Women’s History Month. 

View upcoming events below and join the Blue Jay campus community! Zoom links for each can be found on the Jays App.

Leadership Lessons from Beyonce – Zoom Webinar | Thursday, March 11 at 3:30 p.m.
Amber Hurt, Director of Student Engagement, and Community Programs at Notre Dame of Maryland University leads a discussion on student leadership and the lessons that can be taken away from Beyonce’s work. 

Amber is the creator of “The Adulting Queen” and has experience working in residence life and student engagement in addition to serving on regional and national boards for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

Panel Discussion: From Three to Infinity: More Than Two Genders” – Zoom Webinar | Wednesday, March 17 at  4 p.m.
Join us in watching the documentary, “From Three to Infinity: More Than Two Genders” along with a panel discussion on trans and non-binary identities.

Panel Discussion: “Passing the Torch: The Future is Female”- Zoom Webinar | Tuesday, March 23 at 5 p.m.
Passing the Torch: The Future is Female will be a panel discussion unpacking the plight of women throughout the past, present, and what the future will hold. 

Women in STEM Panel – Zoom Webinar | March 30 at 7 p.m.
Join Dr. Peter Licona, Assistant Professor in Education, and other community partners as they discuss topics related to women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

On “Iron Ladies of Liberia”: An Exploration with Dr. Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, hosted by the Bowers Writers House – Zoom | Wednesday, March 31 at 7 p.m.
The Liberian Civil Wars have proven to be some of the most destructive and devastating in African history. Dr. Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, a Professor of English, Creative Writing, and African Literature at Penn State University, immigrated with her family to the U.S. in 1991 to escape the conflict in her home country of Liberia. Dr. Wesley will discuss her literary works known around the world as an exploration of the Liberian civil war, the Liberian and Grebo cultures, and a voice for women. Join the virtual event.

Visit the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Title IX events page for more information.