Thank you for helping us celebrate the accomplishments of prior and future generations of women and the impact they have made on American history! 

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In 1987 the U.S. Congress designated March as National Women’s History Month. This creates a special opportunity in our schools, our workplaces, and our communities to recognize and celebrate the often-overlooked achievements of American women. This year’s theme is:

Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence. Honoring women who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society.

The 2019 National Women’s History theme presents the opportunity to honor women who have shaped America’s history and its future through their tireless commitment to ending discrimination against women and girls. The theme embodies women working together with strength, tenacity and courage to overcome obstacles and achieve joyful accomplishments.

Women's History Month 2019 Schedule of Events

These events were a collaboration by the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Women's History Month Programming group.

Women in the Persian Gulf War Documentary Film
Tuesday March 5, 2019
SU 109
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Grab your co-workers and your lunch and enjoy a film that celebrates the women of our US armed forces who bravely fought in Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Step Up | Sponsored by NKU Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Tuesday March 5, 2019
SU Plaza, outside Starbucks
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Walk a Mile in Their Shoes... Those who identify as male and are walking are encouraged to do the walk in high-heels, while supporters are encouraged to create signs with facts/statistics on them, as well as words of encouragement to end power-based violence/work towards gender equity. 
All information on MyEngagement calendar:
Voices of Civil Rights
Wednesday March 6, 2019
SU 104
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Documentary Film
Grab your co-workers and your lunch and enjoy a film that celebrates the women who were champions of peace and non-violence during the Civil Rights era.
Nu Upsilon Black Women's Honorary Fundraiser
Thursday March 7, 2019
SU 2nd Floor Lobby
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
$1.00 empowHERment bags
Purchase an EmpowHERment bag filled with treats to give away in recognition of champions of peace and nonviolence and in appreciation of women on NKU's campus.
National Women's History Month
Thursday March 7, 2019
SU 2nd Floor Lobby
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Information table
WHM events information and white ribbons to wear throughout the month
Changing the World
Thursday March 7, 2019
SU 109
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Documentary Film
Grab your co-workers and your lunch and enjoy a film that celebrates the women who are pioneers and  champions of change as it relates to women rights and equality
SA/EDM Professional Development
Thursday March 14, 2019
SU 109
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Committee Diversity & Inclusion Workshop
What is a equity mindedness? What does it look like in your unit? Discussion on best practices.
WHM Movie Night - On the Basis of Sex | Sponsored by the Activities Programming Board (APB)
Thursday March 21, 2019
UC Otto Budig Theater
7:00 PM
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination. 
Group Dissertation Talk - Women and Leadership: Collaboration Across Differences
Friday March 22, 2019
Campus Recreation Multi-purpose room
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This discussion centers on the intersectional feminist framework and process that a group of five women are using to create a fully collaborative dissertation in practice on feminist leadership in the academy. Panelists share their experiences of discovering and embracing feminist, anti-racist identities and offer insights into collaborative leadership practices across social divides caused by varied and intersecting racial, sexual, age, socioeconomic, and religious identities.
A Discussion on Interpersonal Power Based Violence
Tuesday March 26, 2019
UC 270 - Otto Budig Theater
6:30-7:30 PM
This discussion includes a panel of campus professionals to provide information to our campus community on how IPBV is handled on NKU’s campus.
Women Wear White Day
Wednesday March 27, 2019
Various Locations
Show your support of National Women's History Month by wearing white. Please take photos and post to social media. Using the hashtag #NKUvisionarywomen.
The Journeys of a Judge and a Lawyer
Wednesday March 27, 2019
Chase Law School
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Judge Karen Thomas will be speaking about her experience from law school to becoming the first female judge in Campbell County, Kentucky and the first female district court judge in Campbell County, Kentucky. Heather Crabbe, Attorney at Law will share her experiences from law school, to practicing law and returning to law school to guide the next generation of lawyers.
NKUnity - Everybody has a Story, sponsored by Center for Student Inclusiveness, Colours of Pride, and Student Government Association
Wednesday March 27, 2019 (date change as of 2/27/19)
SU Ballroom
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
NKU will bring our campus together for an evening of story telling, dialogue, understanding, and fun for the third annual NKUnity event.