Women's History Month

Celebrating Over Thirty Years of Women's History Month at Glendale College

VISIT THE LIBRARY!

Come check out the Women’s History Month book display at the GCC Library, highlighting the brave, bold, and fearless women who influence history. Displays are at both the Verdugo Campus Library and the Garfield Campus Library. All books may be borrowed!

National Women's History Month

WOMEN AS EXAMPLE

Volunteer to read to children at the Child Development Center during the month of March!

The Child Development Center will let you choose a children’s book that have female characters and you can read them to the kids.

You can come any day between 10-11 a.m. or 4-5 p.m.

Contact: mpeterson@glendale.edu to sign up!

RENNER'S RENEGADES

Learn something new about women or issues that impact women! During March, faculty members open our classrooms. Please come join our classes!

Contact: rfishman@glendale.edu to volunteer!

Week of March 11
MARCH 12, 2019

7- 9 p.m. | Kreider Hall
Diversity: Stories of Connection in an Urban Jungle Storytellers from Los Angeles will share their stories about women’s experiences. These actors will engage with topics like race, ethnicity, and gender in a fun, engaging and theatrical performance.


MARCH 14, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m. | CS177
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Business Marisa Zakaria will moderate a discussion on women’s experiences in business. She is bringing big names!
Silvana Arenzo Toledo: CEO, Collab&Play
Tara Finestone: Vice President/News Director, KCBS
Laurel Moglen:  Executive Producer Podcasts, Forbes
Week of March 18

MARCH 20, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m. | CS177
#ERAnow: Put Women in the Constitution
Michelle Stonis will moderate a discussion on the ERA with Carolyn Heldman, Occidental College and Lili Bernard, the CoFounder of ERA Now


MARCH 21, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Library 313
Writing Women Back into Wikipedia Led by Becka Cooling and Adina Lerner Come learn how to edit Wikipedia, and add diversity, new ideas, and women into the world of the internet! Faculty, Staff and Students welcome!
Week of March 25

MARCH 25, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m. | SG 334 (television studio)
GCC Film Club Presents: Women as Directors
GCC’s own Film and Media Arts instructor, Carley Steiner, will screen 2-3 short films by female directors with themes for Women’s History Month. She will then lead a discussion about the films addressing not only content but also offer film students (and anyone interested) the opportunity to think critically about storytelling techniques, structure, and different approaches to film-making. This event is co-sponsored by the GCC Film Club.


MARCH 26, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m. | CS 177

Science Lecture Series in coordination with Women's History Month
From My Science Bench to the Patient's Bedside (pdf)
Speaker: Meghedi "MEG" Babakhanian, PhD., Research and Development, Scientist Engineer, Stanford University


MARCH 27, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m. | CS177
#Breaking the Glass Frame: Animation Trailblazer Yvette Kaplan Shares Her Story (pdf)
Michelle Stonis will moderate a discussion on the ins and outs of animation. Yvette Kaplan will share her experiences about being a woman in the industry.

MARCH 28, 2019
12:30-1:30 p.m. | Library 313
Writing Women Back into Wikipedia Led by Becka Cooling and Adina Lerner Come learn how to edit Wikipedia, and add diversity, new ideas, and women into the world of the internet! Faculty, staff and students welcome!

Women's History Month Coordinators 
Michelle Stonis, Maite Peterson and Mary-Jane Biancheri