2014 Women's History Month
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Monday, March 3:
9-9:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremony for Women's History Month Celebration will be held in the Fiesta Room at the Loftin Student Center. The event will feature SAC's American Sign Language Glee/Gleek Club performing Beyonce's "Run the World," Smokey Joe's Cafe "Women," Martina McBride's "Independence Day," Kelly Clarkson's "Catch My Breath" and Christina Aguilera's "Fighter." Refreshments will be served.
10-10:50 a.m. - Mary Elizabeth Cantu, founder of Spare Parts, a non-profit arts service/reuse organization, will be at the Fiesta Room in the Loftin Student Center. Refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, March 5:
10-11:30 a.m. - Jessica Pettitt, Social Justice and Diversity Educator, "Be the Change You Want To Be," LSC Fiesta Room
1-2:30 p.m. - Jessica Pettitt, Social Justice and Diversity Educator, "If Not Us, Then Who?" LSC Fiesta Room.
Wednesday, March 19:
10-11:30 a.m., 12-1:30 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. - Film Showing: "A League of Their Own," a film about the All-American Girl's Professional Baseball League that was founded in 1943 when most men of baseball playing age were far away in Europe and Asia fighting WWII. Directed by Penny Marshall and featuring Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell, Megan Cavanagh, Lore Petty, Geena Davis, Gary Marshall, Jon Lovitz and Tom Hanks; LSC Fiesta Room. Free popcorn and mini bag of Peanut Butter M&M's to all attendees.
Thursday, March 20:
10:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m. - Marianne Bueno, PhD, Historian, "Service Women During WWII," NAHC 218. Refreshments will be served.
Friday, March 21:
9 a.m.-1 p.m. - Women's Resource Fair: San Antonio Metro Health, Mujeres Unidas, Centro De Vida and other organizations, LSC Fiesta Room.
Tuesday, March 25:
9:30-10:30 a.m. - Ms. Bischof, Senior Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau, Region VI, and Valerie Davis, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau, Region VI, "The Economic Status of Women of Color: A Snapshot," VAC 120. The demographic landscape of the US has changed considerably in recent decades. The nation's racial and ethnic mix has shifted. This workshop will present an overview of African-American, Hispanic and Asian working women in the US.
Wednesday, March 26:
10-10:50 a.m. - Magaly Chocano, CEO of SWEB Development, a mobile app, website and social media marketing company, VAC 120.
For additional information, please contact Ms. Carrie J. Hernandez at 486-0125.