The story of Rhode Island is filled with the stories of groundbreaking women. We share these stories in many ways, including in our publications and our social media accounts. This month, we are sharing a list of resources including programs, educational tools, and articles to highlight the important women who have changed Rhode Island and the world.
This page will continue to be updated throughout the month of March. If you have suggestions of resources to be added to this page, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Lunch & Learn – Women’s History Month: Join the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce for a lunch & learn on Tuesday, March 14 from 12:00-1pm. This lunch and learn is facilitated by Donna Rustigian Mac, President of iVoice Communication. She’ll share her tips for communicating in a more balanced work environment as she develops confident speakers, successful interpersonal communicators, and healthy human connections.
- “Hit Me With Your Best Shot!” Exhibit Premiere: Join the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Wednesday, March 22, for the opening of a retrospective exhibition, titled “Hit Me With Your Best Shot!” showcasing curated selections from the work of pioneering tennis photographer Carol Newsom. As part of the celebration, the ITHF will host three preeminent photographers for a panel discussion entitled Inspiring Women in Sports Photography; Amanda J. Cain, Jennifer Pottheiser, and Shanna Lockwood.
- Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum Online Events: Featuring a variety of online events, look on the Smithsonian website for virtual content sharing the stories of historic women.
- Women’s Herstory Month Reading List from the Rhode Island Historical Society: In celebration of Women’s Herstory Month, the RIHS presents a list of resources for studying women’s history in Rhode Island from Jerrad P. Pacatte, Director of Historical Research and Content Development.
- Library of Congress Women’s History Month Website: The Library of Congress website honoring Women’s History Month includes online information from the National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
- Women’s Suffrage Timeline: Rhode Island Women’s Suffrage Timeline from the Secretary of State’s office.
- Encompass- Women’s Suffrage in Rhode Island: Explore the history of the Women’s Suffrage Movement in Rhode Island with essays and primary sources, along with lesson plans and additional materials including video clips and oral histories.