A selection from the Women’s History Month Book Series from Texas A&M University Press
To mark the recognition, Texas A&M University Press invites the campus community to explore its Women’s History Month Series.
The series features topics such as women in Texas history, the stories of female soldiers, histories of presidential first ladies, women’s suffrage, southern Black women in the civil rights movement and more.
Additionally, the College of Liberal Arts is hosting “The Second Wave: Revolutionary Women of Color” March 24-25. The March 24 event features Frances Beal, Martha Cotera and Yvonne Swan, three feminist leaders. Campus members and the public are asked to RSVP for the 5 p.m. event at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.
On March 25, a daylong conference will highlight the influence of such women and will include graduate student panelists conducting research on “second-wave feminism” and presentations from scholars from across the country who’ve studied feminists women of color. Register here.
The Texas A&M Women’s Resource Center‘s First Thursday Speaker Series welcomes a variety of speakers all year long who provide advice and guidance for all campus members.
On March 3, join them on Zoom for “In the Driver’s Seat: Empowerment Through Financial Literacy.” Organizers said almost 60 percent of women globally do not engage in long-term planning such as investing, insurance and retirement. Financial advisors and professionals will facilitate a discussion on how to create a plan for the long-term. Registration is required.