Women’s History Month 2021

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Making History

March is a month for celebrating women and their contributions to society and history. Educate yourself through these resources, including free live museum exhibits, live virtual discussions, and local networks.

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March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day

Help forge a gender-equal world by celebrating women’s achievements and calling out inequality. Celebrate over 100 years of International Women’s Day through education, advocacy, connection, and more.

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march 9,2021

Searching for Suffrage

Learn more about Helen Gardener, women’s rights activist and civil servant around the passing of the 19th amendment, securing women’s right to vote. This webinar is presented by Dr. Kimberly Hamlin, author and professor at Miami University in Ohio.

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march 18, 2021

My Name Is Sara

Celebrate Women’s History Month by learning more about Sara Guralnik, a young Polish woman who survived the Holocaust through her courage and ingenuity. Join a panel discussion on 3/18/21 at 7 p.m. ET hosted by her granddaughter, son, and museum historian.

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History in the Making

Get educated about the accomplishments of women making history with these articles, online exhibits, and biographies collated by the National Women’s History Museum.

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Front Lines of Change

Examine the way women have spoken up, challenged expectations, and impacted society. The Girlhood (It’s complicated) exhibit explores the impact of girls in the United States on politics, education, work, health, and fashion..

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History & Representation

Learn more about the contributions of LGBTQ+ women to sports, politics, activism, and arts & entertainment. View the biographies of these 31 women who have shaped history with their accomplishments and their voices.

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Fostering Community

The Gainesville Area Women’s Network (GAWN) offers women the opportunity to establish relationships and enhance their education by growing professionally and personally.

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