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Women’s History Month (WHM) March

Women’s History Month is a chance to acknowledge and show our appreciation for the significant contributions that female leaders, scholars, family members, and researchers have played in our society. Women's History Month is coordinated by the members of the Women in Leadership program.This exciting celebration will be held March 1st – March 31st and serves as an opportunity for the UT Arlington community to embrace women’s history through educational and social on-campus events. This celebration is also held in collaboration with the UTA Women’s and Gender Studies Department. Visit their website for events offered in addition to the ones below. Be a part of this campus tradition, while making new friends and celebrating diversity!

Women’s History Month 2016 Events




9th Annual Women in Leadership Summit
Saturday, March 5
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., UC Rio Grande

Pre-registration required via our website by February 15th

*Held as part of UTA Diversity Week 2015



Women’s & Gender Studies Department Lecture

Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future

Featuring Amy Richards, Keynote Speaker and Author

Tuesday, March 8

7 – 9 p.m., Central Library, 6th Floor Atrium.




   Women and Body Image

   With Guest Presenter, Dr. Desiree Henderson, Women’s & Gender Studies

   Wednesday, March 9

    6 – 7:30 p.m., 

   UC Concho.



WHM: Featured Keynote

Women’s Voice in the Political Process

Featuring Justice Rebeca Martinez, Texas 4th Court of Appeals

Thursday, March 24

6 – 7:30 p.m., MAC Lone Star Auditorium

Movie Screening of Suffragette to Follow Keynote

7:30 – 9:30 p.m., MAC Lone Star Auditorium


I am Unstoppable: Women’s Forum

Featuring UT Arlington Alumnae Panel

Wednesday, March 30

6:30 – 8 p.m., UC Rio Grande

Women's History Month

Women’s History Month

View the official poster of Women’s History Month events for March 2016.

summit participants


The annual Women in Leadership (W.I.L.) Summit is a flagship tradition of Women’s History Month. Learn more about how you can become a Woman in Leadership.