Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month
Visionary Women:  Agents of Change and Justice
March 2019

Call for WHM Program Proposals:

We invite members of the University of Mary Washington community to submit program proposals for the annual Women’s History Month Celebration. Proposals are due by Monday, December 3, 2018.  The deadline for open-class proposals is Friday, January 6, 2019. The sponsor(s) will be notified promptly. Approved programs will be included on the Women’s History Month calendar, as well as in print and electronic publications. Preference will be given to programs and events relating to the 2019 theme, “Visionary Women:  Agents of Change and Justice.”  All programs must secure their source of funding, if applicable.

Please download and submit the WHM 2019 Program Proposal Form or pick up a copy available in the James Farmer Multicultural Center located on the 3rd floor of the University Center.

Please include as much information on the form as possible.

Return forms and appropriate attachments to:

Women’s History Month Planning Committee
Attention: JoAnna Raucci
James Farmer Multicultural Center
University Center, Room 319
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA  22401

Email at jraucci@umw.edu


The full Women’s History Month Calendar of Events will be available soon.

Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker: Major Kimberly Morris
Monday, March 18 • 7 p.m. • Digital Auditorium, Hurley Convergence Center

Major Kimberly Morris is a retired 20-year Marine veteran and an active member in her local transgender community. She enlisted out of college in 1994 in the Marine Corps Reserve and received her commission in 1995 through the officer candidate course. Trained as a communications officer, she has served in all components of the Marine Corps and has successfully completed tours in recruiting, inspector-instructor, and acquisitions. She led a communication company in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. Her awards include three Meritorious Service Medals, the Joint Commendation Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.


If you have any questions, please email the James Farmer Multicultural Center at umwjfmc@gmail.com or call 540-654-1044.