TWU Celebrates Women’s History Month

March 4, 2022 — DENTON — This year’s theme for Women’s History Month honors roles women have played in the past as well as the current public health crisis, focusing on the ways women have provided healing and inspired hope through that work, and several TWU events during March will echo that theme of “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope.” 

Learning to Love Your Body with Shanna Drury
March 7, 11-11:30 a.m., Woodcock Hall, room 209
This introduction to meditation will give participants insight into body sensations and states of being via our five senses. No prior experience with meditation needed. All levels are welcome. Part of HWI’s celebration of Body Positivity during the month of March.

A Conversation about Zora Neale Hurston
March 8, noon-1 p.m., Virtual
Join Dr. Genevieve West and Dr. Danielle Phillips-Cunningham in celebrating the life and work of Zora Neale Hurston. The new collection of essays "You Don't Know Us Negroes and other essays" is available now. Copies of the book are offered to TWU students, staff and faculty while supplies last. 

Gender and Justice: Communication Strategies for Policy Change
March 8, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Virtual
Join Eesha Pandit for an interactive workshop designed to help you develop communication strategies and skills necessary to create policy and systemic change in the face of political gridlock, and a discussion about the role of movements and cultural work in our collective fight for social justice. Registration required.

International Woman’s Day Dinner
March 8, 4:30-8 p.m., Dining Hall
Celebrate International Women's Day with us during dinner at the Dining Hall. We will showcase famous chefs from around the world.

emBOLDenHER: Advanced Fundraising Techniques
March 22, 7-8 p.m., Virtual
Join us as we learn more about fundraising from Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights and a visiting practitioner at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University.

Providing Healing, Promoting Hope during the Republic of Texas 
March 24, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Blagg Huey Library Living Room
See, touch and discuss artifacts from the time of the Republic of Texas, focusing on how women survived, thrived and provided healing and hope to their families and communities.

Coffee & Alumni Conversations with a Health Educator
March 25, 10-11 a.m.,
Virtual Enjoy a cup of coffee (in the comfort of your home), and engage with TWU Alumni in conversations about their academic journey, internship and job search process, and post-graduation experiences.

Minerva Madness: Faces of the Pioneers
March 28, 6-8 p.m., Pioneer Circle at the Minerva statueJoin us to hear stories of TWU and the Pioneer trailblazers who came before us! 

Minerva Madness: Self, Health and Wealth, Ted Talks
March 29, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., RHA Office, Guinn Commons/Virtual
Join us to hear from inspirational women in our community about their life journeys! Pick up a resource goodie bag from the RHA office as well. 

TWU Jamison Lecture - ​​“Navigating the Pandemic: Perspectives on Public Health and Public Policy” 
March 30, 7-8 p.m., Virtual
Public health officials from Dallas, Denton and Houston will discuss how they navigated public health and policy during the COVID pandemic. They also will discuss dealing with changing federal guidance, science and the directives of state governments and school districts.



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