Penn State Brandywine to celebrate Women’s History Month in March

Penn State Brandywine will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of events in March hosted by Student Engagement. All events are open to Penn State students, faculty and staff.

Women’s Panel: Accomplishments and Challenges — March 1, noon-1:30 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge. Hear from faculty and staff about their respective challenges and accomplishments within their academic and professional careers. This panel will feature Professor of Psychology Pauline Thompson, Professor of Education Lynn Hartle and Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant Rhonda DelViscio.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg lectureMarch 13, noon-1 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge. Associate Professor of History and American Studies Julie Gallagher will speak about former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s biggest achievements and what her legacy means for women in the supreme court. 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Women’s History Trivia — March 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Student Union Parsons Hall. Come and compete for prizes by answering questions about former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and other women’s history topics. 

Storyteller and Poet: Carla ChristopherMarch 15, 5-7 p.m., Tomezsko Lounge. Through poetry, song, and storytelling Carla Christopher will share the true stories of women abolitionists, undercover military agents and movement leaders 

Speaker: Traciana Graves — March 20, noon-1:30 p.m., Student Union 114-117. Over the past two decades, Traciana Graves has used her voice in a unique set of ways to create more inclusive places to live, work and learn. Traciana was voted “America’s Most Fearless Women” by the Huffington Post for the work that she has accomplished to foster greater inclusion and innovation as a corporate strategist, keynote speaker and internationally acclaimed vocalist.

Hip Hop Spoken Word: Queen Sheba — March 22, noon-1 p.m., Student Union Parsons Hall. Queen Sheba is a spoken word artist, motivational speaker, comedian and singer. She is a former Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities Performer of the Year nominee who has performed at more than 200 colleges and in nine countries.