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As the nation marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote, Rutgers will be hosting a series of events across the university to celebrate the contributions of women throughout history and their role in shaping the political system.



March 4, 2 p.m. Arlene Quinones Perez will speak at this session of the Douglass PLEN forum. Arlene Quinones Perez is the Partner and the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at DeCotiis. Eagleton Institute of Politics, 191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick.

March 5, 12:30 p.m. Join CYPP for Pizza and Politics: A Student’s Right to Free Speech, where Mary Beth Tinker, a first amendment activist, will discuss the rights of students on college campuses and the challenges of preserving diversity and inclusion. Eagleton Institute of Politics, 191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick.

March 6, 12 p.m. The annual Women’s Day at Douglass, presented by the Douglass Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program, will highlight the accomplishments of Douglass students, alumnae, and women within the Rutgers community. Ludwig Center, 9 Suydam St, New Brunswick.

March 11, 2 p.m. Kimberly Peeler-Allen to speak at the latest session of the annual Douglass PLEN forum. Kimberly Peeler-Allen is the cofounder of Higher Heights, a national organization building the political power and leadership of black women from the voting booth to elected office. Eagleton Institute of Politics, 191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick.

March 11, 7 p.m. Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics for a talk with Senator Barbara Mikulski, the first Democratic woman elected to the U.S. Senate, was the longest serving woman in both the Senate and in Congress, and served as the Dean of Senate Women. Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall, 100 George St, New Brunswick. Registration required, entry is free. Register here. *Postponed until Fall 2020*

March 12, 4 p.m. Join the Zimmerli Art Museum for a talk with multimedia artist Saya Woolfalk, invited by the Institute for Research on Women as part of the university’s yearlong engagement with artists working at the nexus of art and science. Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick.

March 12, 4 p.m. Join the department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies for When Brooklyn Was Queer author Hugh Ryan in conversation with Professor Kyla Schuller. RDJC, room 103, 162 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick.

March 20-21. The Center for American Women and Politics hosts its annual Ready to Run workshop, which is a national network of non-partisan campaign training programs committed to electing more women to public office. Douglass Student Center, 100 George Street, New Brunswick. Registration is $195, register here

March 24, 7:30 a.m. Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics for Re-Drawing the Lines: Planning for the Next Decade of Election Reforms, a one-day conference that will convene decision-makers, academics, and the community to address the intersections of law and politics at the heart of legislative redistricting, the 2020 U.S. Census, and related election reforms. Douglass Student Center, 100 George Street, New Brunswick. Registration is free, more information here.

March 25, 2 p.m. Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso will speak at this session of the annual Douglass PLEN forum. Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso currently represents the 13th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly. Eagleton Institute of Politics, 191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick.

March 27, 3 p.m. The Salary Negotiation Workshop, created by the Association for American University Women, is meant to instill confidence, raise awareness of the gender wage gap, and build skills in communication and negotiation. Ludwig Center, 9 Suydam St, New Brunswick.

March 28-29, 9 a.m. The Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb S.T.E.A.M. Women's Empowerment Overnight Retreat will consist of analytical discussion, strengths assessment, hands-on women’s empowerment activities, reflection, and building bonds with peers and faculty, staff and alumni who are leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Medicine. Registration slots limited, $20 fee. Register here.

A photo of a previous Ready to Run event


March 1, 9 a.m. Newark Public Library will be displaying its Radical Women exhibit. Newark Public Library, 5 Washington St, Newark.

March 4, 2:30 p.m. Rutgers-Newark kicks off Women's History Month with No More Hidden Figures, a celebration of the "sheroes" of Rutgers-Newark and the greater community. Guest speakers include Diane Allen and Andrea McChristian. Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room, Newark. Register here.

March 6, 8:30 p.m. A Gathering of Givers: Elevating and Empowering Women's Voices will host a diverse array of women who will share their voices with us, and inspire us to reach higher in making our communities, our state, and our world a better place today and for the next generation. NJPAC, 1 Center St, Newark. Admission is free, register here.

March 8, 4 p.m. NY SAIS Women's Alumni Network hosts International Women's Day with SWAN NY & US Women's National Soccer Team, where you can watch the United States women's national soccer team play. Redbull Arena, 600 Cape May St, Harrison. Tickets are $50, purchase here.

March 11, 6 p.m. Newark Public Library hosts The Battle Over Women’s Suffrage in Newark discussion. Newark Public Library, 5 Washington St, Newark.

March 15, 9 a.m. The Annual Women's Day 2020 takes place at St. Luke AME Church. 145-146 Clinton Ave, Newark.

March 19, 5:30 p.m. Come to the 2020 International Leadership Summit & Networking event. Prudential Tower Parkview Cafe. 655 Broad St., Newark.

March 26, 8:30 a.m. NJSBDC at Rutgers-Newark hosts the RNSBDC Women Entrepreneurs Network Business Breakfast. 25 James St, Room 502, Newark.

Women standing with American flags on top of a truck


March 2, 11:30 a.m. Members of the Rutgers-Camden community will be honored with Remarkable 31 Awards for advancing gender equality in all its forms through scholarship, campus action, community and professional service, teaching, and creative works. Campus Center MPR, Camden.

March 3, 12:15 p.m. Rutgers–Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon will give a talk on “What Matters to Me and Why.” Law School building, room 403, Camden.

March 23, 12:30 p.m. Brandon Bledsoe, a former U.S. Army combat medic, will give a talk as part of the course “Fictions of Masculinity.” Bledsoe will discuss his experiences as a combat medic and veteran, his role as a father, and the relation of these topics to current ideas and practices of masculinity. Campus Center, West AB conference rooms, Camden.

March 25, 11:20 a.m. The Rutgers-Camden community is invited to participate in a fun and informative game of Women’s History Month Quizzo. Campus Center, South ABC conference rooms, Camden.

March 30, 11:20 a.m. Members of the Rutgers-Camden community are invited to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the gender studies program and meet the new leadership team, including director Shauna Shames, an associate professor of political science. Childhood Studies conference room, Artis Building at Fourth and Cooper, Camden.

March 31, 12:15 p.m. Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor Deirdre Laws will give a talk on “What Matters to Me and Why.” Law School building, room 403, Camden.

April 1, 11:15 a.m. #MuteRKelly Co-Founder Kenyette Tisha Barnes will present a lecture, “#MuteRKelly: Transforming Passion to Activism,” and conclude with a Q&A. Barnes is a political strategist, lobbyist, public speaker, trainer, mother, and CEO of Nia Vizyon LLC, a social justice, consulting, and political strategy lobbying firm. Paul Robeson Library, Penn 401 classroom, Camden.