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Women's History Month: Women's History Month & Books

Women's History Month Calendar of Events

        
                STRONGER TOGETHER
           Women's History Month, 2017

                         Calendar of Events

 

Wednesday, March 1
COLLEGE HOUR: WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: OPENING CEREMONY:      Join us in celebrating of Women's History Month! President Thuy Thi Nguyen will kick off the ceremony, then guest speaker Daisy Rosalez will speak about her experience in the U.S. Air Force and her return to college. Music provided by DJ Shay Franco-Clausen, founder, PLAY NICE Foundation and Santa Clara Commissioner for the Status of Women. .
Time/Location: 12 noon -1:00 p.m., Library Quad

Monday, March 6
LEAN IN: ASSERTIVENESS TRAINING 101 FOR WOMEN:     Do you have trouble getting your needs met? Are you afraid to speak up about something important to you? Come learn tools to understand assertiveness and skills to express your needs. Presented by Foothill Psychological Services.
Time/Location: 9 - 9:50 a.m., Campus Center Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

Wednesday, March 8 
LECTURE SERIES I: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY:      International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 around the world. Professor Dolores Davison will discuss the history of International Women's Day, as well as the study of feminism and political ideologies.
Time/Location: 10-11 a.m.    President's Conference Room (Room 1901)

Thursday, March 9
LECTURE SERIES II: SUCCESS STORY:      Rukhsana Siddique transferred from community college, received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from University of San Diego and completed residency training at Kaiser all while raising three children. She now works with physicians and other health care professionals as a Clinical Pharmacist. Presented by the Women in STEM Club.
Time/Location: 12 noon - 1 p.m., Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

Monday, March 13
SELF-DEFENSE CLINIC: STRONGER TOGETHER:     Learn about world-class street-smart self-defense training from Cordelia Clancy, the first female hand-to-hand combat instructor to train security for the Pentagon's top-ranked general. Cordelia's passion is to empower everyday folks with the skills and street-smarts to "Be Your Own Bodyguard." 
Time/Location: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Cesar Chavez Plaza

Wednesday, March 15
PANTSUIT NATION: WOMEN IN POLITICS:
     Shay Franco-Clausen, founder of PLAY NICE Foundation and Santa Clara Commissioner for the Status of Women, leads a panel of women from various backgrounds who will discuss the role of women in politics.
Time/Location: 12 noon to 1 p.m., Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

Thursday, March 16
MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS: WOMEN IN STEM THROUGH THE GENERATIONS:
     Join us as we speak with mothers and daughters from diverse backgrounds about their experiences and what inspired them to pursue a career in the STEM field.  Presented by the Women in STEM Club.
Time/Location: 12 noon - 1 p.m., Council Chambers (Room 2018)

Tuesday, March 21
LECTURE SERIES III: ARTIST & ACTIVIST - SAMINA ALI:
     Samina Ali, is curator of the exhibition, "Muslima: Muslim Women's Art & Voices," a collection of art work from contemporary Muslim women who define their own identities and shatter pervasive stereotypes. Samina's presentation will focus on both her work and that of other Muslim women artists in resistance to fundamentalism globally.
Time/Location: 12 noon - 1 p.m., Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)
MONTH-LONG WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH ART EXHIBITS: WHO WE ARE: THE WILL TO ADORN: Photographer Angelica Ekeke serves as the Stories Coordinator at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, where she produces short films that chronicle the lives of people of African descent in the Bay Area. "Who We Are:"he Will to Adorn" is a photography exhibition that celebrates the unique histories, identities and stories of women captured with a moment.
Time/Location: Mon. - Thurs., 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri., 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Foothill Library

SHE-ROES!
A powerful poster exhibit focuses on female heroes, past and present.
Time/ Location: All Month Long, Mon. - Thurs., 7 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Fri., 7:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m., Campus Center Dining Room and Campus Center Hearthside Lounge

Free Admission to all Women's History Month Events
Parking at Foothill College - $3.

2017 Women's Heritage Month - Ongoing Events

ONGOING WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

PHOTO EXHIBIT 
Foothill College Library (Building 3500)

"WHO WE ARE: THE WILL TO ADORN"
    Photographer Angelica Ekeke  is the "Stories Coordinator" at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, where she produces short films that chronicle the lives of people of African descent in the Bay Area. In this timely photo series, "Who We Are: the Will to Adorn," subjects adorn themselves with pieces of clothing and jewelry that have a significance to their identity and demonstrate their deliberate intention to celebrate the beauty of who they are.
Time/Location: Monday - Thursday, 7:45 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Foothill College Library (Building 3500)

POSTER EXHIBIT
Campus Center Dining Room and TLC (Building 3600)

"SHE-ROES! POSTER SESSION"      This powerful poster exhibit focuses on female heroes, past and present -- providing inspiration for women of the future -- Including YOU!
Time/Location: Monday - Thursday, 7:45 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Campus Center Dining Room and TLC (Building 3600)

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