Archive for November, 2014

NWHM President Joan Wages Launches Huffington Post Blog

November 25th, 2014

NWHM is delighted to announce the launch of Joan Wages’ Huffington Post blog. This inaugural post lays the foundation for why we need to integrate women’s history into the national narrative and summarizes the status of our legislation. We hope you’ll take the time to read the post and share it widely with your personal and professional networks. We look forward to sharing compelling and relevant content about women’s history and the National Women’s History Museum through this platform on a regular basis and greatly appreciate your support in helping to extend its reach by commenting, liking and sharing each post.

You can read the first post at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joan-wages/making-the-case-for-a-nat_b_6201322.html.

 

STEM Lecture at GWU-Nov 20

November 12th, 2014

6:30-7:30pm

 

NWHM invites you to attend “Breaking In: Women & STEM, Then and Now,” the sixth forum in its Initiating Change/Adapting to Change lecture series on Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 pm at The GWU Morton Auditorium.

This program will examine the historical and contemporary aspects of women’s participation in STEM education and careers as well as its impact on American society. Professor Regina Morantz-Sanchez (University of Michigan) and Mimi Lufkin (Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity) are the speakers for the event.

The one-hour discussion will take place at The Morton Auditorium located on The George Washington University’s campus at 6:30 pm, followed by a reception from 7:30-8pm. General admission is $10 but there is a discount code available for NWHM members. Tickets are free for teachers and students with a valid student ID.

Tickets are available at http://nwhm.ticketleap.com/stem/