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International Women's Day

International Women's Day 2023: "12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories"

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Sponsored by Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program and The Humanities Research Institute, Co-sponsored by: Women's Resources Center, Department of Gender and Women's Studies
Levis Faculty Center, Third Floor
Mar 8, 2023   3:30 - 5:00 pm  
Deborah Frank Feinen, Venetria Patton, Charlotte Davidson, Rashid Bashir, Mariselle Melendez, Katie Shumway, Yulanda Curtis, Sara Bartumeus Ferre, Ollie Watts Davis, Jaya Kolisetty, Mairead Martin, Sam Smith
Anita Kaiser
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Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

International Women's Day 2023 | “12 Women Who Changed The World: Untold Stories”

The Humanities Research Institute and The Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program co-host 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.

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