Office of Diversity Programming - Women's History Month

Women's History Month 2017

Womens History Month


March 13
“Mug Shots”
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Student Union Lobby
Learn about important civil rights activist and United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta,
get a free Dolores Huerta commemorative mug when you have a photo taken for our WHM display.
March 15
Natasha T. Miller presentations
4 - 6 p.m. workshops, 6 - 8 p.m. performances
130 Noble Hall
Natasha T. Miller is a poet, author, activist, film producer, and three-time Women of the World
poetry slam finalist. Her books include Coming out of Nowhere, a memoir about homosexuality
and cyber bullying.
March 18
AAUW Annual Book and Author Luncheon
Vallecito Room
Author, Susan Dalton of "Durango: A Silver Past.  A Golden Future."
For tickets, contact
March 23
Sarah Deer lecture
6 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
Sarah Deer is a professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law and a member of the Muscogee
Nation. Deer is the author of three textbooks on tribal law and was the recipient of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship.
March 28
Women's Birth Choices, featuring the film: “Why Not Home?”
6 p.m.
130 Noble Hall
“Why Not Home?” is a documentary about women and their choices to have home births. These women,
though, are doctors and nurses. The film is followed by a panel discussion with birth professionals, mothers, and fathers.
March 30
Start Smart-AAUW
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Colorado Room, SUB
A 2 hour workshop designed to help young women negotiate salary.  Attendees will learn about the personal consequences of the gender pay gap; to quantify their personal market value; to determine a personal fair target salary; and to create a strategy for discussing salary offers.  Thursday, March 30 from 4:30-6:30pm in Colorado Room, SUB .  Sign up at sellin_a@fortlewis.edu

'Mug Shots' Gallery