Celebrating Women’s History Month in Atlanta

For Women’s History Month, we’ve pulled together a listing of events happening throughout the metro Atlanta area during the month of March.  The events range from film screenings to lectures to conferences.

 

March 2

Black Women Film Summit Weekend
From Thursday, March 2 through Sunday, March 5, the Black Women Film Network will be hosting their Black Women Film Summit Weekend. The Summit is a time for celebration of black women in the arts and entertainment industries. Over the course of the weekend, there will be the Signature Black Women Film Network “Untold Stories” luncheon, and a variety of seminars and activities. For information on the events and how to purchase tickets, click here.

 

March 3

Friday Fun Flicks: Women’s History Month
Throughout the entire month of March, every Friday the West Cobb Regional Library will be featuring movies with some of their favorite female characters, starting at 3:45 pm. Registration is not required. For more information, click here.

 

March 4

9to5 Women’s History Brunch
9to5 is hosting their annual Women’s History Brunch. This year is about “empowering women and sowing seeds,” and will have a tea party theme. There will also be a photo booth to show off your favorite tea time hats. For tickets, click here.

Georgia’s Remarkable Women in Mableton
Author Sara Hines Martin will be giving a lecture at South Cobb Regional Library discussing the women profiled in her book “Georgia’s Remarkable Women: Daughters, Wives, Sisters, Mothers Who Shaped History.” The book includes the achievements of women such as Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, the “Mother of the Blues and Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts. This event is free and no registration is required. For more info, click here.

 

March 7

Leading Inclusively: A Panel With Women Leaders
The Foundation Center is hosting a live webinar that will feature panelists Karen Graham, Executive Director of Idealware; Denise Mayotte, Executive Director of Sheltering Arms Foundation; and Sarah Durham the CEO of Big Duck, all strong leaders in the non-profit sector. They will be sharing their experiences and offering advice on how to create more inclusive organizations. The webinar will take place from 2 pm to 3 pm. To be a part of this event, click here.

 

March 8

Women In Tech Breakfast: International Women’s Day
Female leaders in technology, culture, social media and politics will be sharing their experiences with pioneering gender equality, challenges they faced, and providing tips and strategies on taking action. This will take place over breakfast at the Sun Dial Restaurant from 8 am to 10 am. This event is free. To be a part of this event click here.

International Women’s Day Breakfast
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta is hosting their second annual International Women’s Day Breakfast. Since the theme for this year is “Be Bold for Change”, the purpose is to address issues related to women’s economic empowerment, and how women in leadership positions benefit business. This event is taking place at The Commerce Club from 7:30 am – 9:30 am. To register for this event click here.

 

March 11

Women’s History Month – Saturday at the Movies
The Switzer Library in Cobb County will be showcasing strong women throughout history. For this movie screening, Switzer will be showing The Young Victoria, based on Queen Victoria, starting at 3 pm. This is a free event and no registration is required. For more details, click here.

 

March 18

Outstanding Women of Marietta
The Cobb County Storytellers will be presenting stories of influential women from Marietta. The event will be located at the Switzer Library in Cobb County from 2 pm to 4 pm. This event is free, and no registration is required. For details, click here.

 

March 20

Feminist Inclusion and Exclusion: Why Intersectionality Matters and How We Put It To Use
Jennifer Rogue will be lecturing at Emory University, Oxford College on the topic of Intersectionality. This event is free. Tickets are available at the event venue thirty minutes prior to start time. For more details on this event, click here.

 

March 23

Women’s History Month Keynote – Emory University
Emory University will have their annual keynote speaker to celebrate Women’s History Month. For more info, click here.

 

March 25

Women’s History Month Panel Discussion
The National Association of Professional Women, DeKalb-Gwinnett Chapter, will have their 3rd Annual Women’s History Month Panel. The event is free to attend, and starts at 11 am. For more information, click here.

3+1: “Older Women and Love”
Spelman College Museum of Art and Emory University will be hosting a community screening and discussion program based around artist and activist Camille Billops’ documentary Older Women and Love. The film explores intergenerational relationships and celebrates female sexuality. For discussion, there will be three expert panelists and an empty seat for a member of the audience to join in the dialogue. The event will take place at Spelman College in the Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Academic Center Auditorium, at 12 pm. For more information, click here.

Women’s History Month – Saturday at the Movies
For their second movie screening, Switzer Library will be showing Florence Foster Jenkins, starting at 3 pm. This is a free event and no registration is required. Click here for more information.

 

April 1

Georgia Tech Annual Women’s Leadership Conference
The theme for Georgia Tech’s Women’s Leadership conference this year is “Still I Rise.” The event will take place in the Historic Academy of Medicine. To register, click here.

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