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International Women's Day 2021: "13 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories"

Event Type
Festival/Celebration
Sponsor
REEEC; Women and Gender in Global Perspectives; Humanities Research Institute; Women's Resource Center; Department of Gender and Women's Studies
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Mar 8, 2021   3:30 - 5:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Registration
Registration
Contact
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
E-Mail
wggp@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Co-sponsored Events

International Women's Day is celebrated annually on March 8th.

Mark your calendars for International Women's Day 2021 on March 8, 2021, 3:30-5:00pm, which will be virtual.  Please register for the event at http://go.illinois.edu/womensday

 

The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program in collaboration with Humanities Research Institute hosts an annual event bringing together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a difference in academia. Each speaker will have five minutes to tell the story of the woman in his or her discipline that changed the field in important ways.

 

SPEAKER LIST

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth

 

Timothy Killeen
President, University of Illinois System

 

Steven Anderson
School of Social Work

 

Maimouna Barro
Center for African Studies

 

Sulagna Chakraborty
Program in Ecology Evolution & Conservation Biology

 

Jerry Dávila
Illinois Global Institute

 

Sean Garrick
Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

 

Harley Johnson
College of Engineering

 

Maureen Marshall
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center

 

Susan Martinis
Vice Chancellor for Research

 

Wendy Rogers
Kinesiology and Community Health

 

Lila Sharif
Asian American Studies

 

Rebecca Smith
Department of Pathobiology

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