Miramar College Celebrates Women's History Month with Series of Events

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Miramar College is hosting an array of on campus and online events. Attendees can choose from a documentary screening on gender inequality, a discussion on contemporary women’s literature, and attend the Women in Business Expo, and more.

All events are free and open to the public. Among the highlights:

Date: March 5   TIME: 4:00-7:00 P.M. 

Event titles: Equal Means Equal 

Description: Join us for a viewing of "Equal Means Equal," a groundbreaking documentary shedding light on the gender inequality in the USA. Featuring renowned women's rights activists and leaders, this film exposes the harsh realities of a broken system and reignites the dialogue on achieving full equality for all Americans. Delve into why the Equal Rights Amendment must be added in the United States Constitution, as we uncover the inequities women face today, both domestically and globally. The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session and an open discussion on women's history and the current state of women's experiences in our society. 

Room/location: Miramar H-210 


Date: March 7 TIME: 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Event titles: Mindfulness Meal & Music Event 

Description: Engage in mindful djembe drumming to decrease stress! Join in on a group drumming exercise and learn about the drum/ origin/ culture and how it can create community & foster inclusion! Stop by to gain access to the Headspace app for free! Free meal will be provided! Free giveaways for the first 20 people who register for the Sonic Connections music-based wellness event! For questions or accommodations, please contact Julia Kamp at jkamp@sdccd.edu 

Room/location: Miramar K1-107 


Date: March 7 Time: 6:00-7:30 PM 

Event title: We Are Living History” 

Description: Join the San Diego Community College District in celebrating Women’s History Month and a continuation of Black History Month with Black Studies Emerita Professor Starla Lewis, and co-Author of “I Am: My Own Self-Validation” who will speak about understanding history while weaving together highlights of her book. This is a free community event and is open to all SDCCD employees, students, and general public. Initiated by Miramar College.  

Zoom Information: https://sdccd-edu.zoom.us/j/84430948610 


 Date: March 8   TIME: 10:00-11:30 A.M. 

Event titles: Discussion of Contemporary Women's Literature with an International Focus 

Description: Enjoy a discussion of contemporary women’s literary works of fiction and non-fiction with an international focus by authors representing Ghana, Japan, Mexico, Somalia, and other countries. The authors portray fascinating, complex women with unique experiences and perspectives. The presentation also includes a book table. Attendees will receive a free book on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Room/location: Miramar H-106 


Date: March 11 TIME: 12:30-2:00 P.M. 

Event titles: Sonic Connections: Music-Based Mindfulness Event! 

Description: Sonic Connections is an art and music-based mental health program that equips college students with life and leadership skills to thrive amidst challenges.  There are two amazing aspects of this program that are available to Miramar students. RSVP at Mindfulness Meal & Music Event. For questions or accommodations, please contact Julia Kamp at jkamp@sdccd.edu 

Room/location: K2 Welcome Center, Community Lounge 


 Date: March 12   TIME: 12:30-1:30 P.M. 

Event titles: Documentary Film: Native America: Women Rule 

Description: Join the Student Affairs Office as we watch this episode of Native America series: Women Rule. Native women are leading, innovating, and inspiring in the arts, politics, and protecting the planet. Native America explores the diverse ways they carry forward deep traditions to better their communities, their lands, and the world. 

Room/location: Miramar K1-211 


Date: March 19   TIME: 12:30-1:30 P.M. 

Event titles: Documentary Film: Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom 

Description: Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom goes beyond the legend and meet the woman who repeatedly risked her life and freedom to liberate others from slavery. One of the greatest freedom fighters in U.S. history, Tubman was an Underground Railroad conductor, a Civil War scout, nurse and spy. 

Room/location: Miramar K1-211 


Date: March 18 Time: 6:00-7:00 PM 

Event Title: Celebrating Persian New Year with the Women’s Freedom Forum: New Day, New Hope 

Description: Every year, around the spring equinox, various ethnic groups around the world celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year. Nowruz was officially recognized in 2010 by the United Nations and the U.S. House of Representatives (H.Res. 267)Learn about Persian New Year with the Women’s Freedom Forum and also hear about their advocacy work for women’s rightsSponsored by the Inclusion Diversity Equity Antiracism (IDEA) Committee and the Leading Equity Antiracism & Diversity (LEAD) Office. 

Zoom Information: https://sdccd-edu.zoom.us/j/81067277071 


 Date: March 19 TIME: 2:00-3:00 P.M. 

Event titles: "Queer Women Writers" Lecture 

Description: Please join Professor Heather Paulson and her Women in Literature students for a lecture and discussion on intersectional queer women writers and activists. The lecture will highlight the contributions queer women have made to literary studies, feminist theory, and social activism. Sponsored by GAIA Workgroup. 

Room/location: Miramar H-210 


 Date: March 20 TIME: 12:00-2:00 P.M. 

Event titles: Women in Business Expo 

Description: In celebrating Women's History Month, the Miramar College Student Affairs Office is highlighting our community’s Women-Owned Businesses. Come interact with our community's women-owned businesses and our student services representatives. Free lunch and fun activities. 

Room/location: Miramar College, Campus Point 


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