Women's History Month

Women’s History Month is observed annually during the month of March to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of women to our nation’s past, present, and future.  In recognition of the month, we encourage your engagement in the diverse slate of programs, listed below, being held across the University community.

Upcoming Events

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HerStory Story Slam

The HerStory Slam will bring together women storytellers from across Pitt and the greater Pittsburgh community to share their true, personal stories that explore the breadth, depth, and diversity of being and becoming a woman.

April 17th, 6-8pm

Frick Fine Arts Building - Auditorium and Cloisters

The Blues Walked In Book Club and Discussion

Join us for a Pittsburgh-centric Women's History Month discussion of The Blues Walked In by Kathleen George. George will join us and help facilitate the book club gathering.  Bring your lunch and enjoy snacks and drinks provided by the Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

March 24, 12-1:30pm

William Pitt Union, Room 537

Heinz Chapel "Women in the Windows" Tour

Celebrating Women's History Month in March, special tours are available presenting women depicted in the stunning stained glass windows at Heinz Chapel. Reservations required from the Heinz Chapel website.

More dates through March 27, 2023

Monday, March 6 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Wednesday, March 8 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Friday, March 10 at 9:00am to 10:00am

Friday, March 17 at 9:00am to 10:00am

Monday, March 20 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Sunday, March 26 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Monday, March 27 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Struggle of Iranian Women for Life and Freedom: Panel Discussion

Join GSWS for an online panel discussion on 'The Struggle of Iranian Women for Life and Freedom'.  Presenters include Mahbubeh Moqadam, Kiarash Aramesh, Ahmed Mohammadpour and Naima Mohammadi. 

Wednesday, March 8 at 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

GSWS 50th Anniversary ALL DAY Celebration!

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program (GSWS) is excited to celebrate its 50th anniversary as a University of Pittsburgh program. Learn more about all of the anniversary events happening across the day.

Friday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Strong Women Strong Girls Video