Published: Feb. 28, 2023

Join CU Boulder in celebrating Women's History Month throughout the month of March. Campus community members are invited to attend gatherings and panel discussions, watch film screenings, enjoy coffee, participate in yoga and more.

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 March 1: Screening of The Woman King

Join the Interanational Film Series for a screening of The Woman King, a story about the Agojie, who were a real-life group of women that protected the West African Kingdom of Dahomey (now in southern Benin) in the 19th century.

 March 7: Pushing Back: Abortion Stories

A panel of current Colorado Law students will briefly share their abortion stories and related experiences such as barriers to reproductive health and healing processes. All CU students, faculty, staff and loved ones are welcome.

 March 7: Gendering Social Movements in Asia and America

This cyber chat will focus on the role of women in social movements across Asia and America, and will feature three scholars in a roundtable conversation. The event is hosted by the Center for Humanities & the Arts and the Center for Asian Studies. Registration is required.

 March 8: Womxn’s Appreciation Cards

Come show love and support for a friend, loved one or mentor by making a card and celebrating International Women's Day at the Dennis Small Cultural Center.

 March 8: Celebrate Women’s Day with CU Engineering human resources

Stop by and create greeting cards for the strong women in your life in celebration of International Women's Day. Coffee and snacks will be provided. All are welcome to join in.

 March 8: Pushing Back: Navigating Reproductive Justice Post-Dobbs

Join experts from the legal, health and policy fields for a multifaceted educational event that will navigate the fallout of Dobbs v. Jackson. The event will feature a reception, a fireside chat with constitutional scholar and Colorado Law Professor Jennifer S. Hendricks, and a panel discussion between reproductive health providers and policy advocates. The event is in-person only and does not require registration. All campus community members are welcome.

 March 8: New Venture Challenge: Female Founder Competition Prize Night

New Venture Challenge teams with female founders will compete for funding at the NVC Female Founder Prize Night. In a live pitch session, teams will present to a panel of judges, and winners will receive a share of $10,000 in prize money. 

 March 8: History of Women in Jazz

Galen Abdur-Razzaq, an accomplished musician and spoken-word artist from Montclair, New Jersey, will present on the history of women in jazz. The event will kick off with a jazz flute performance. Please RSVP by March 6.

 March 8: Women in Engineering Panel and Networking Event

Celebrate International Women's Day with engineering alumni, students, faculty and prospective students. During the event you'll hear from a panel of outstanding CU Engineering alumnae leaders who have excelled through different stages in their careers.

 March 14: Film screening and Q&A: Modoc Nation and This is Their Land

Join the Center for Student Involvement, Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of Linguistics and STUDIO Lab for a powerful two-film feature about the endurance, strength and resilience of the Modoc peoples. The screening event features the documentary Modoc Nation: An Untold Story of Survival, followed by the recent short film This is Their Land. After the viewing, the audience is encouraged to engage in a Q&A.

 March 15: BIPOC Womxn Yoga Session

Join the Center for Student Involvement for a free yoga session to relax, rejuvenate and take time for self-care. The session is free and open to all CU students. The first 20 students to check in get a free yoga mat! Buff OneCard required.

 March 15: Screening of Christine Ahn’s documentary Crossings

Join CU alumna and activist Christine Ahn for a screening of her documentary, Crossings, about Korea's DMZ peacemakers. The film follows the historic journey of 30 women peacemakers, led by Ahn, who crossed the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea calling for an end to a 70-year war that has divided the Korean peninsula and its people.

 March 20: Womxn’s Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Student Involvement for coffee hour in honor of Women's History Month. Free coffee and pastries provided. All CU Boulder students, faculty and staff are welcome.