An exhibition to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the 19th Amendment and that of the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act to examine Kentucky’s unique role in the fight for suffrage. The exhibition will place Kentucky’s suffrage movements within the context of the national movement, while exploring the specifics of our state’s particular journey, its stars and its villains, its triumphs and defeats. The exhibition will explore what suffrage looks like today.
U of L University Club with sponsors: UNA-USA KY Division, Interfaith Paths to Peace, Kentucky Foundation for Women
1. Roula Allouch, civil rights activist and litigator
2. Bill Ball, managing director of Global Business Services
3. Nima Kulkarni, Kentucky House Representative, District 40
4. Barbara Sexton Smith, Louisville Metro Councilwoman, District 4.
Inaugural awards ceremony and book launch of "Unveil Me Slowly" by Aaisha Hamid, author.
NOTE: Nominate a woman for an award! Register for the luncheon on Eventbrite on Facebook,
Info: TeenaHal@aol.com, 502-267-6883
In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, women can wear jeans and even Derby hats or baseball hats (helps with the sun). Men are welcome. Social time from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. with light food and refreshments. Casual attire is fine.
Presentations begin at 1 p.m.
1. "Adverse Childhood Experiences" - Chris Owens, MEDC
2. "Pornography as a Public Health Crisis" - Aaisha Hamid, PhD
3. "Engaging Men to Prevent Sexual Exploitation & Trafficking" - Rus Funk, MSN, CSE
4. "Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 63 Reports - Niara Wakaba, President UNA Women at U of L, Political Science
Suggested Donation: $25; Students $10
NOTE: Donations and Sponsorship Accepted: Send checks payable to UNA-USA KY, mail to Teena Halbig, 6505 Echo Trail, Louisville., Ky. 40299
INFO: TeenaHal@aol.com or 502- 267-6883
A March 31 celebration of the hanging of Enid Yandell’s hometown hero banner on the Harbison building will be held at 21C Museum and Hotel. Yandell, born in Louisville in 1869, was renowned in the male-dominated area of sculpture. She studied with Auguste Rodin.
Click here for more information about Enid Yandell.
The Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration and Chorus will finish Women’s History Month with a tea and an opportunity to honor pathmakers from the past and the women who are making history today.
At 3 p.m. there will be a short program and a sharing of your favorite suffrage woman (or women) with a quote or story.
Come join us in this non-partisan celebration of “the ladies!” Free, but please RSVP here or at email@example.com.
The 2nd annual Business in the Bluegrass Symposium is gearing up to be a can't miss event that will provide inspiration, actionable education and intentional development of connections. We are bringing you 2 keynote speakers, 8 meaningful and valuable break out sessions on topics that YOU have been asking for, expanded chances to connect with powerful women business owners and allies and some really fun surprises along the way. http://www.nawbosymposium.com
Please join us for the opening of our latest exhibits, Connecting the Dots: Exploring Your Family History, curated by Cassie Bratcher and Maureen Lane, and Made to Order: The Fashion of Geneva H. Bell, curated by Johna Ebling. Connecting the Dots - Heirlooms are an important part of a family’s story. What is saved and why? What clues do objects such as photos, scrapbooks, bibles, quilts and other keepsakes uncover about family histories? This exhibit will feature items that reveal stories about families that settled in the Ohio River Valley and will display examples of genealogy resources that can be found at the Filson Historical Society. Made to Order - Jackets of sequins, suede, and tartan. Dresses featuring geometric prints and metallic threads. A hat in mauve. A muumuu in seafoam. Explore the wardrobe of educator and activist Geneva Howard Bell (1905-2013), on view at The Filson Historical Society’s Bingham Gallery beginning August 31. The exhibition includes custom-made textiles and hats from Bell’s collection, dating between 1970 and 1990. The exhibition also features photographs of Geneva and her husband, Dr. Jesse Bell (1904-1998), the first African American physician at Louisville’s Jewish Hospital. The opening will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. and will feature light refreshments and short remarks from the curators. Curators and Filson staff will be available to answer questions about the items on display and the history behind them. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about these and other upcoming exhibits, please visit filsonhistorical.org/exhibits.
Women's Equality Day-August 26 is the Anniversary of Women Winning the Vote! Are you ready to celebrate? Join the UofL Women’s Center in celebration of Women’s Equality Day on August 27! There will be voter registration, informational booths, entertainment and refreshments. Come out and learn more about Women’s Equality Day! http://www.facebook.com/events/209497263059074/
Women's Equality Day is the 98th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment when women won the right to vote. The program, Speaking Out: Educating Women will feature President Tori Murden-McClure of Spalding University, President Susan Donovan of Bellarimine University and President Neeli Bendapudi of the University of Louisville
The University of Louisville Women’s Center announces the second annual Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Essay Contest for the 2018 fall semester. The purpose of this contest is to raise awareness of the historical sociological attitudes toward women of the 20th Century and their impact on individuals and society as a whole. The essay should draw upon the experiences of Dr. Tachau and relate those experiences to other individuals and situations (which can include the writer’s own growth or achievements). Dr. Tachau’s papers are housed in the Women's History Collection at the University Archives as part of the Women’s Manuscripts Collection Project. Additional articles about Dr. Tachau are available at the Women Center in the Administrative Annex. The winners will be invited to attend the Women’s Center Empowerment Luncheon on November 14, 2018 to receive recognition. Award amount is $500 for the undergraduate essay and $500 for the graduate essay. The award funding will be distributed via the Financial Aid Office. All undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled at U of L are eligible to apply. Awards are made possible through a grant in the honor of the Women’s Center. An electronic submission is also required and must be sent to Phyllis Webb prior to the deadline. No essays accepted after the deadline date of Monday, October 15 by 5pm. UofL students can only apply.