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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH NORTH CAMPUS & MEEK CENTER 2022: Schedule of Events

This guide showcases women as healers and caregivers who help to promote and sustain hope for the future.

Women's History Month North Campus 2022

Women's History Month North Campus Flyer 2022

EVENTS

Ongoing through the month of March

Month-Long Display of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks at the Library

Books are available for check-out prior to viewing the film at end of the month.  For more information please contact Learning Resources at 305-237-1142.

 

Monday, March 7th

Women Above the Line: Rebeca Huntt

Rebeca Huntt

 

 

Join Miami Film Festival and Professor Adrian Garcia for another exciting edition of his ongoing “Women Above the Line” lecture series.  Adrian will bring his students face to face with trailblazing independent filmmaker Rebeca Huntt.

Coordinator: Adrian M. Garcia

This event is open to all students.

Time:  12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location:   Room 2147

 

Friday, March 11th 

Women of Telemundo

Telemundo Logo

 

Join Professor Adrian Garcia as he meets with Executive Producer Grace Gonzalez and Leilani Garrido, Vice President Human Resources at NBC Universal Media to discuss representation in the industry.

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location:  Room 2147

 

Wednesday, March 16th 

STEAM Powered Girls by Authors Elizabeth De Zulueta and Nola Garcia De Quevedo

STEAM Flyer

 

STEAM is the combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math. The book STEAM Powered Girls is written for women who love any of these subjects — or are facing the challenges and dilemmas of growing up strong and able to achieve their dreams in today’s world.

Students will meet the authors, Lizzy, a robotics engineer, and Nola, a renowned science and robotics educator and STEM advocate. 

Coordinator: Professor Lourdes Espana

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. & 9:50 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location:  Room 2151

 

Credits

LibGuide author:  Liliana Ramirez

LibGuide contributor: Stephanie Garcia

EVENTS

Wednesday, March 16th

Healing Yoga

Andreina Gomez

Feeling stressed? Join us as Ms. Andreina Gomez takes us through a flow of gentle movements utilizing guided breathwork. Passive, nourishing postures and periods of stillness will leave you with a renewed sense of calmness in the mind, body, and soul.

Coordinator:  Zulema Rodriguez

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location:  Dance Room at Aquatic & Fitness Center

 

Tuesday, March 22nd

Women in the Music Industry: Yolanda Neely

Radio is a big and competitive place, but oftentimes it lacks diversity. Yolanda, former iHeart radio personality, businesswoman, and a pillar in the community will share her experiences as a woman in radio broadcasting and the changing roles, issues, and concerns of women in the industry. 

Coordinator: Dr. Sandra Torres

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., online event

To join the session, go to: Women in the Music Industry: Yolanda Neely

 

Thursday, March 24th 

Title: Film, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

This HBO film drama tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line, known as HeLa.  The story is told primarily through the eyes of Lack’s daughter Deborah (Oprah Winfrey) and journalist Rebecca Skloot (Rose Byrne).  This film chronicles Deborah’s search to learn about the mother she never knew, and to understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location:  Room 2147

 

Thursday, March 31st

De-Stressing with Professor Peterson-Tennant

Join Ginny Peterson Tennant, Ph.D. for a destressing session outdoors near building 4000.

Physical health benefits of breathwork may include: stronger respiratory function, balanced blood pressure, and release of stress hormones from your body.

Weather permitting.

Coordinator: Ginny Peterson Tennant, Ph.D.

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Location:  Lawn adjacent to building 4