Women's History Month Events Held Statewide

Women’s History Month Events Held Statewide

A variety of events are planned across the state this month in honor of Women’s History Month. 

Here are a few:

A program titled “Our Foremothers: Making History Herstory” will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way. The rogram will highlight lesser-known trailblazing women who have played significant roles in history. The program is free, but advance registration is required.

The Ohio State University will host a celebration of women in the arts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, in the Greeting Hall Meeting Room of the Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St. The event will highlight art by women of color and will include networking opportunities with professional women and students. Admission is free.

The second annual “Insights for Women in Business” event will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 10, at the Montgomery County Business Solutions Center, 1435 Cincinnati St. The featured speaker will be Marie Cosgrove, CEO of balance back, a manufacturer of diagnostic and treatment devices for dizziness, concussions and traumatic brain injuries. The program is free, but advance registration is required. For registration and more information, email Ann Riegle-Crichton at ARiegle@DaytonMetroLibrary.org.

The fifth annual Women of the World Symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, at Start High School, 2010 Tremainsville Road. The event will feature remarks by Alicia Smith, director of the Toledo Youth Commission; workshops on internet safety, social media, self-defense, and establishing and maintaining good credit; and the presentation of the Young Women Trailblazing Awards, which recognize individuals who have worked to improve the lives of women and girls.