Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

Women's History Month



Observed each year during March, Women’s History Month recognizes and celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women. In collaboration with campus partners, the Gannon Center hosts a variety of programs and events to commemorate Women’s History Month.

THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
Baum Women and Leadership Speaker and Climate Change Conference Keynote
Mary Robinson on Climate Justice: The Struggle for Our Common Home
7 p.m. • Mundelein Auditorium • Lake Shore Campus
Register and find additional information here.

MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
Undergraduate Women’s Leadership Award Reception
7-8:30 p.m. • McCormick Lounge • Lake Shore Campus
RSVP here.

TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017
Picturing Women in Renaissance Art

6pm • LUMA (Loyola University Museum of Art)
In this talk Loyola Art History Professor Marilyn Dunn will examine how imagery and themes in both domestic and religious art objects related to female gendered experience in the Renaissance.
RSVP to luma@luc.edu or 312.915.7630.

THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
Building a New Foundation of Trust, Collaboration and Purpose Workshop 3
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. • Piper Hall, First Floor
This is the third of three workshops for managers and emerging leaders that lay an important foundation for building a new type of culture in which higher quality listening, respectful communication and stronger team bonds drive all toward a shared purpose.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017
Annelies: A Holocaust Remembrance Concert
3:00 PM • Mundelein Auditorium • Loyola Lake Shore Campus
Find additional information here.


MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
Women in Politics: Past and Present
7 p.m. • Klarchek Information Commons, Fourth Floor • Lake Shore Campus
A panel discussion featuring Illinois politicians.
Find additional information here.

TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
Sita and Surpanakha: Indian Womanhood in a Tholu Bommalata Ramayan
6 p.m. • LUMA (Loyola University Museum of Art)
In this talk Loyola Art History Professor Sarita Heer will be contextualizing Indian womanhood in other forms of Indian visual culture to demonstrate how the Sita and Surpanakha puppets of a Tholu Bommalata Ramayan educate women on correct conduct.
RSVP to luma@luc.edu or 312.915.7630

Please check back as additional events and activities are added.