Auburn recognizes and celebrates Women’s History Month through a series of events


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This month, Auburn University and the Office of Inclusion and Diversityor OID, celebrate Women’s History Month and the vast achievements, experiences and contributions of women around the world, and the means to empower women and girls to have a meaningful impact on the ways ‘they choose.

March also serves as Gender Equality Month and Ethnic Equality Month, which are an important time to recognize, appreciate and respect the intersectional identities shared by members of the Auburn family. To celebrate Heritage Months this month, Auburn organizations will host several events and initiatives that students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate in.

For more information on the events listed below and other events, please visit The AU gets involved and the Auburn Events Calendar. For the full calendar of events related to Women’s History Month, follow this link.

1st of March

Lunch seminar Window on your world
11am-1pm | 208 Hall Foy
Hosted by the Office of International Programs

March 2

WIGE Book Club: Feminism is for everyone by Bell Hooks
5-6.30 p.m. | CCCE: 2013 Harold Melton Student Center
Organized by the Women and Gender Equity (WIGE) Initiative of the OID

March 7

International Women’s Week
All day | Instagram @auwige
Organized by the Women and Gender Equity (WIGE) Initiative of the OID

8 March

International Women’s Day
All day | Instagram @auwige
Organized by the Women and Gender Equity (WIGE) Initiative of the OID

March 10

HIV/AIDS Women/Girls Awareness Day
All day | Instagram @auwige
Organized by the Women and Gender Equity (WIGE) Initiative of the OID

March 16

WIGE Book Club: Feminism is for everyone by Bell Hooks
5-6.30 p.m. | CCCE: 2013 Harold Melton Student Center
Organized by the Women and Gender Equity (WIGE) Initiative of the OID

March 18

Women’s Summit 2022
8am-5.15pm | Hotel Auburn
Hosted by the Auburn Alumni Association

March 23

WIGE Book Club: Feminism is for everyone by Bell Hooks
5-6.30 p.m. | CCCE: 2013 Harold Melton Student Center
Organized by the Women and Gender Equity (WIGE) Initiative of the OID

March 26

Auburn Athletics Title IX 50th Anniversary Celebration
Auburn Tigers Softball vs. University of Kentucky
Hosted by Auburn Athletics

March 27

Auburn Athletics Title IX 50th Anniversary Celebration
Auburn Women’s Tennis vs. University of Missouri
Hosted by Auburn Athletics

March 29

Women of Color Mentoring Brunch for faculty, staff and students
10.30am-12pm | Great Brown-Kopel Hall
Organized by the Office of Inclusion and Diversity | Please RSVP by March 22

March 30

WIGE Book Club: Feminism is for everyone by Bell Hooks
5-6.30 p.m. | CCCE: 2013 Harold Melton Student Center
Organized by OID’s Women’s Initiative and Gender Equity

Women’s History Month began in 1978 as “Women’s History Day” in Sonoma County, California, where educators used the day to educate their students about the contributions of women. to the society. It was later expanded into Women’s History Week and was eventually recognized nationally by Congress as Women’s History Month in 1987.

For those wishing to explore the many other resources available for women on campus, visit our Women’s Initiatives and Gender Equality (WIGE) page. Learn about Auburn’s events and initiatives over the past year, as well as information about Auburn’s commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive college community and other cultural recognition notes , please visit OID’s website, instagram Page and Auburn DEI landing pageor by registering at OID Bulletin.

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