This year’s Women’s History Month theme, established by the National Women’s History Project (NWHP), is “Women’s Education—Women’s Empowerment.” Learn more at Throughout Women’s History Month, there are ample opportunities to meet and learn about women being honored for their achievements and contributions to our society.

Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Wednesday, March 7 • 5:30pm • FREE

Since 1985, the Maryland Commission for Women and the Women Legislators of Maryland annually honor Maryland women by inducting them into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame, housed at the Maryland Women’s Heritage Center. The Women’s Heritage Center is the first comprehensive state-based center and museum of its kind in the nation. Its mission is to preserve the past, understand the present, and shape the future by recognizing, respecting, and transmitting the experiences and contributions of Maryland women and girls of diverse backgrounds and regions. Six women will be inducted into the 2012 Maryland Hall of Fame:

Dr. Maureen Black, Ph.D. — Pediatric Psychology, Anne Arundel County
Margaret Dunkle — Title IX, Athletics & Women’s Educational Equity, Calvert County
Honorable Diana Gribbon Motz — United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Baltimore City
Dr. Alice Manicur — Higher Education Administration, Allegany County
Treasurer Nancy Kopp — Government and Finance, Montgomery County
Gwendolyn Rooks — Educator/Community Advocate for Children & Families, Baltimore City

President’s Conference Room East I and II
Miller Senate Office Building
11 Bladen St. • Annapolis
Reception to follow at the Government House, $35

Exhibit: Explorations & DiscoveriesMaryland Women in Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Wednesday to Saturday through Nov. 2012 • 10am–4pm
Maryland Women’s Heritage Center
39 West Lexington St.
410.767.0675 •

Women’s History ConferenceCelebrating the Past­—Improving the Future

Sunday, March 18 • 1–5:30pm • $25–35

Join the celebration and enjoy guest speakers, performers, and lite fare. Event features Kate Campbell-Stevenson as Rachel Carson and Dr. Bernice Sandler, the Mother of Title IX.

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center
39 W. Lexington St.

Women: Back to the Future

Monday, March 12 • 5:45–8:15pm • $25

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Maryland Women’s Heritage Center, Junior League of Baltimore, and Hadassah of Greater Baltimore celebrate 100 years of Women’s Leadership in Baltimore through an amazing one-woman show by performer Kate Campbell-Stevenson.

Girl Scouts Urban Program & STEM Center
4806 Seton Dr. • RSVP: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Youth admission is two non-perishable food items

Find many more events at Attend these events and begin or continue to make a difference in the future of women of all races, religions, sexual orientation, age, and abilities. Help create a better world.


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