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Broward College Celebrates Women’s History Month

March 1, 2016 | More Events

Women's History Month EventsThroughout March, Broward College will celebrate Women’s History Month with several events on its campuses.

North Campus – Coconut Creek, FL

Women’s History Month Legal Panel and Luncheon
Tuesday, March 1, 12:30pm
Broward College North Campus, Bldg. 46 Rm 152
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL
Join us for an open, non-partisan panel of local women in the legal field will discuss their female role models in the legal system and answer student questions. For more information and to RSVP contact Leo DeAraujo at ldearauj@broward.edu.

Evolution of Black Women: From the Slave House to the White House
Monday, March 21, 12:30 p.m.
Broward College North Campus, Bldg. 46 Rm 152
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL
“Evolution of a Black Girl: From the Slave House to the White House” is a one-woman show, performed by Morgan Avery McCoy, where she portrays twelve women. Her unforgettable performance of these women takes the audience on a journey from Africa during the 1400’s to present day in America. For more information and to RSVP contact Leo DeAraujo at ldearauj@broward.edu.

South Campus – Pembroke Pines, FL

Let Our Hearts Be Heard: Gallery Exhibition on the state of the Black Woman
Wednesday, March 2, 5 p.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus, Bldg. 69
7200 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines, FL
Join us at a gallery reception celebrating black women as represented in the works of painter Alfrena Moosa and photographers David Muir and Woosler Delisfort. Reception will be followed by a panel discussion at the Performance and Cultural Arts Theater presented by Stichiz from 103.5 and moderated by Broward College Assistant Professor of History Rudy Jean-Bart. For more information contact Professor Jean-Bart at 954-201-894, or rjeanbar@broward.edu, or visit www.bsoca.com.

Prayer, Patriarchy and Promise
Tuesday, March 15, 12:30 p.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus, Bldg. 68
7200 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines, FL
Presented by Broward College and Sahara of South Florida, this panel discussion brings together women leaders from different faiths to discuss the role faith plays in the lives of women and the role women play in faith. For more information contact Broward College Assistant Professor of History Rudy Jean-Bart at 954-201-8947, or rjeanbar@broward.edu, or visit www.bsoca.com.

BC Woman Presents: Women in Distress Charity Drive
Thursday, March 17, all day
Judson A. Samuels South Campus, Bldg. 72, Rm. 113
7200 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines, FL
BC Woman, a Broward College South Campus initiative that celebrates and supports all of the women at BC, is having a charity drive for Women in Distress. For more information contact Carlos Parra at 954-201-8997 or cparra@broward.edu.

History of Revolutionary Women
Thursday March, 24, 12:30 p.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus,
Activity Center
7200 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines, FL
ASU, Hispanic Union Club, and Club Clio will host a discussion on the history of several revolutionary women. For more information contact Carlos Parra at 954-201-8997 or cparra@broward.edu.

The Other F Word: What is Feminism and Why Do We Need It?
Tuesday, March 29, 12:30 p.m.
Judson A. Samuels South Campus, Amphitheater
7200 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines, FL
Local scholars and artists will introduce the history of feminism and its main accomplishments to Broward College students in a fun and interactive presentation. For more information contact Lupe Figueras at 954-201-8719 or mfiguer@broward.edu.

Central Campus – Davie, FL

Evolution of Black Women: From the Slave House to the White House
Tuesday, March 22, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 17, Rm. 425
3501 Davie Road Davie, FL
“Evolution of a Black Girl: From the Slave House to the White House” is a one-woman show, performed by Morgan Avery McCoy, where she portrays twelve women. Her unforgettable performance of these women takes the audience on a journey from Africa during the 1400’s to present day in America. For more information contact Jose Lopez at 954-201-6236 or jlopez1@broward.edu.

Women’s Talking Circle, Let’s Talk
Wednesday, March 23, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 17, Rm. 425
3501 Davie Road Davie, FL
Broward College Central Campus President Mercedes Quiroga and Director of the Office of Supplier Relations and Diversity Dicky Sykes will bring together several Broward College women to discuss important topics including challenges that prevent students from staying in school and graduating on time, developing confidence and overcoming fear, and body image. For more information contact Dicky Sykes at 954-201-7307 or dsykes@broward.edu.

Purple Tears: Fighting and Surviving Domestic Violence
Thursday, March 24, noon
Hugh Adams Central Campus, Bldg. 3, Rm. 117
3501 Davie Road Davie, FL
An author and student will both being sharing their story of domestic violence. Women in Distress will be on site to share educational information and offer support. For more information contact Diana Hargis at 954-201-6328 or dhargis@broward.edu.

 

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