The 2023 Women’s History theme, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” encourages "the recognition of women, past and present, who have been active in all forms of media and storytelling including print, radio, TV, stage, screen, blogs, podcasts, news, and social media. This timely theme honors women in every community who have devoted their lives and talents to producing art and news, pursuing truth and reflecting society decade after decade."
"I want to hear you... if we don't tell our truth, who will?"
Empowering Spaces: The Evolution of Chicana Feminism – Wednesday, March 8, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., University Center, Conference Rm. B (Sheri King, Ph.D.) This presentation is part of the Creating Spaces for Change: Opening Minds to Adaptation and Change Series which will focus on the evolution of Chicana Feminism as a movement, its correlation to Intersectional Feminism, and the future of feminism. Dr. Margaret Cantú-Sánchez will discuss feminists like Gloria E. Anzaldúa and Chela Sandoval alongside influential works of Chicana feminist literature and theories like This Bridge Called my Back and This Bridge We Call Home. Join us as we contemplate the ways in which women’s stories grounded in “theories in the flesh” might empower us all.
History of Women on Wall Street: Suffragette to Fearless - Wednesday, March 8, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Alkek Business Building, Atrium (Lisa Ann Garcia) In celebration of International Women's Day and presented by the Greehey School of Business with the support of Morgan Stanley, join us to discuss the history of women in the financial industry from the origins of Wall Street to the 21st century. A panel book discussion will be followed by a networking event in the Alkek Atrium. Panel members include local women of industry, alumni and students, who will discuss the unrelenting success despite historic underrepresentation of women in finance. The Greehey School of Business will also announce a Women in Finance student organization that will partner with industry organizations to share career knowledge and support, networking and mentorship to foster career opportunity and success. Join us for discussion, book review and a celebration of the success of women in finance. The panel will be moderated by Valerie Ballesteros, D.B.A., Instructor of Finance.
March 31 - April 30 - Art Exhibit featuring Shea Daniel-Youngblood at St. Mary's University and Scenes of West San Antonio. Blume Library, 2nd Floor Art Exhibit area. (Prof. Brian St. John) View during Blume Library hours.
The 2023 St. Mary's University Women’s History Month Committee:
Valerie Ballesteros, D.B.A.; Margaret Cantu-Sanchez, Ph.D.; Claudia Donoso, Ph.D.; Prof. Diane Duesterhoeft; Todd Hanneken, Ph.D.; Amber McClung, Ph.D.; Xavier Montecel, Ph.D.; Belinda Roman, Ph.D.; Prof. Brian St. John; Karri Whipple, Ph.D.; Angeli Willson, Ph.D. (Coordinator)
Jacqueline Flores; Jessica Gonzalez Uhlig, Ed.D.; Kathe Lehman-Meyer; Sister Grace Walle, F.M.I., D.Min.
Diana Alcocer; Chief Justice Rebeca Martinez
Affiliated Students, Faculty and Staff
Claudia Araiza; Sonia Garcia, Ph.D.; Prof. Ramona Lampley, J.D.; Prof. Jen Stevenson, J.D.
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