Women’s History Month

The opinions expressed in any of the Women’s History Month presentations are those of the presenters and are not representative or reflective of the positions of Palomar College, Palomar College Gender & Women’s Studies Club, or Palomar College Empowered Women.

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all monthn/aLibrary display and Library Guidewebsite/displayAlex Doyle-Bauerlibrary will display relevant books and create a LibGuide for WHMLibrary Learning Center (San Marcos)
3/612-1pmWomen and the Labor MovementlectureBarbara BaerTeresa LaughlinThe labor movement created the middle class and brought increased pay, safety, and solidarity. This talk will explore the crucial role of women in the labor movement in the past and present.HyFlex: Room H-107
Zoom link: https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/3458846983
3/62:30-6pmFilm Screening & Discussion • “The Woman King”film screeningJohn McMurriaDenise McKennaCome join us in a celebration of African American women in-front of, and behind, the camera in motion pictures with a screening of The Woman King, followed by a discussion. The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life.MD-157 and Zoom
3/712:45-2:15pmFilm Screening & Discussion • “Call Jane”documentary screeningDevon SmithJoin us for a film screening and discussion of this documentary about a 1960s underground abortion providerMD-204
3/812-1 pmAmerican Association of University Women (AAUW) Poway/Penasquitos Branch Monthly MeetingmeetingAAUWThe program will highlight Women’s History Month and several branch members will perform as famous women in history, bringing to life women who’ve made tremendous contributions to our society. The meeting, which will be held at Rancho Bernardo Swim & Tennis Club (16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr) is from noon- 1 pm and is open to the public. Please RSVP to aauwboard@gmail.comRancho Bernardo Swim & Tennis Club
3/812-1pmAn Exploration of the Gender Pay GapdiscussionDevon SmithWomen & Gender Studies ClubThe Gender and Womens Studies Student Club will discuss the reasons for the gender pay gap.MD-204 and Zoom (HyFlex)
3/95-6:30PMElevating the Experiences of Refugee & Immigrant Women in the CCCpanelHossna Sadat AhadiDr. Kate Rudnicka Hey (Modesto Junior College), Afifa Zaman (MiraCosta College)In this workshop, three educators and practitioners in the California Community Colleges (CCC) system will share their research and praxis work that continue to elevate refugee women/girls in higher education.This workshop will depict the journey of refugee women/girls from leaving their home countries to immigrating to the United States where they experience inequities. Those who attend this workshop will learn what strengths-based support and advocacy are needed for all immigrant and refugee women/girls to thrive in CCC. The recommendations for praxis can be applied to many immigrant/refugee population of students in CCC and higher education.Virtual
3/1012-1 pmAccess and Equity Hour: Women and DisabilitylectureAlyssa VafaeiLeaders of the disability civil rights movement, and present-day activists, who were/are women. Discussion on ways the intersection of gender and disability differ for women, including how women are often not believed or listened to, are misdiagnosed, or are left to navigate life undiagnosed. Presentation approximately 45 minutes with 15 minutes for Q&A.https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/84995123146
3/1112 noon – 4 pmLady Crush Crew MeetupClimbing EventLady Crvsh CrewWomen-focused climbing event with raffles, prizes, food and drink.Mesa Rim North County Climbing Center; 285 Industrial St, San Marcos, CA 92078
3/1311:10 am to 12 noonMedia Coverage of Women’s IssuesdiscussionWendy NelsonBeing seen and heard in the news, on television, in the movies and on social media matters. Let’s take a look at the current media landscape and see how women are represented in front of the camera and behind it.Hyflex: Room H105
Zoom link: https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/97835383323
3/1411am-12pmMoney Management & Financial Challenges affecting WomenLecture and discussionRosalinda TovarFelipe Arevalo, Rae Russell (pending) from San Diego Financial Literacy Center (SDFLC)This interactive presentation will explore the additional financial challenges women have historically faced. Some of these challenges are still faced by many today. We will explore everything from gender pay gaps to the pink tax. We highlight the importance of money management and goals in personal finances. More importantly, we provide tools and resources attendees can utilize to combat these added challenges.Zoom Link : https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/89429040000
3/141245-3pmFilm Screening & Discussion • “Feminist on Cell Block Y”film screeningSusan MillerChristie DavisTransitions is proud to sponsor a film screening event for Women’s History Month. Our March 14 event is a film screening of “Feminist on Cell Block Y”. The film explores the feminist movement from behind bars at an all-male prison in Soledad, California. Join us to learn how prisoners build safe communities and deliver transformational feminism that disrupts patriarchal harm. A short discussion will follow the screening.MD-157
3/1512-1pmSpeed Dating with Women WritersdiscussionNicole SiminskiVickie MellosThis session will allow bibliophiles to share their favorite female authors and explore new authors to add to their To Be Read list!https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/84153008043
3/152-3pmIntroduction to Period PovertydiscussionGabby LeDiscussion of the issues surrounding period poverty. Hosted by the That’s On Period Student ClubMeeting ID: 997 2381 7401 Passcode: onperiod
3/153-5 pmDolores: Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Motherdocumentary screeningAnel Gonzalez/ CCECCE will host a documentary screeningP-32 (San Marcos) – Not sure of location due to recent development of P-32
3/161-3 PMFilm Screening & Discussion • “Somebody’s Daughter”film screeningDiana OrtizSeth San JuanFilm screening and discussion of Missing and Murdered Indigenous WomenMD-131
Zoom: https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/88204059748?pwd=Z2NqOTVtSkJhSWI1ejlabHFKY1pMUT09

Meeting ID: 882 0405 9748
Passcode: 300437
3/202-3pmFeminism and Fashion through the yearsdiscussionAllison CanterCome hear and see how feminism has shaped fashion over the years and the impact it has had on breaking boundaries and breaking ceilings for women.Fashion Department ROOM FD4
3/2111:15-12:15Women in ArchaeologylectureBetsy PainstudentsFrom the early days of archaeology, women have made significant contributions to the discipline, yet their work is less well known. Today, women make up over half of all archaeologists.
The presentation will recognize both the women that came before as well as the women today who make up our archaeological community here in California.
3/212:15-3pmThe Women’s Museum of CA Presents: Famous Women in CA HistorylectureDevon SmithJoin the Women’s Museum of California for a discussion of famous women in California history.MD-216
3/2212-1pmLiving Your Best Life: Creating a Community Vision BoardactivityRosalinda TovarYesenia LazcanoAs part of Women’s History month, we want to celebrate your goals and aspirations. Let’s work together to manifest your best life. Vision boards are a powerful tool for dreaming big, setting goals and achieving them. In this in-person and interactive activity, participants will have the opportunity to reconnect with themselves and others to create a pictorial representation of your vision. For those who would like to share, we will create a community vision board to display on campus (location to be determined).LRC-438
3/221:30-3pmChicana Feminism: I Throw Punches For My RacediscussionAngelica YanezThis talk is for students interested in learning more about Chicana politics, Mexican American history, and intersectional identities. We will be defining racial terms and learn the meaning of Chicana; cultural and artistic images will be used. We will also have a brief discussion about majoring in Chicano/a/x Studieshttps://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/83190984750 or Meeting ID: 831 9098 4750
3/2211-12:30pmWomen in Woodworking & Furniturelecture/demoMichelle Natividad SteinRebekah Leslie, Jen AndersonThe Cabinet and Furniture Design Technology Program will host a presentation on the historical and contemporary contributions of women in the woodworking and furniture design field. Following the talk, we’ll give a brief tour of our facilities and information about the certification programs we offer.CFT building T-125
Note: room reserved 3-7 pm
Inagural Empowered Women Alliance Celebrationparty/eventHossna Sadat AhadiJoin us to celebrate the culmination of women’s history month and the accomplishments of women!LRC-438
3/23/2023-3/31/2023asynchronous and online event3rd Annual HerStory CelebrationEdwina WilliamsThis online, asynchronous event consists of biographical essays and video book reviews created by service-learning students. This event aims to highlight Black women’s contributions to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and promote literacy by sharing recommended books about these notable figures within the community.Please register at the following tinyurl and you will receive the website link.
3/249-11amMany Face of Women in Leadership: Courageous Conversationspanel discussionChristina DawberA panel of diverse women discusses gender and leadershipHoward Brubeck Theater – Registration is required: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSciUQvAL5pO_9RsD39fwPXPzBgjWqzgW4-mCBHdkN-c2zUoiQ/viewform