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Diversity Events

Diversity Events

Missouri Human Rights Conference

Celebrate Women's History Month in Missouri by attending the following events throughout the state:

Western Missouri

Central Missouri

  • Register to attend the Women’s Leadership Conference on March 18 at the Memorial Union, 518 Hitt Street, University of Missouri, Columbia. The day-long event’s theme is “Women INpower” and highlights the four pillars of networking, education, empowerment, and diversity.
  • In honor of Women’s History Month, the Missouri State Archives presents Virgina Minor and Her Major Role in Women's Rights on March 16 at the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center, 600 West Main Street, Jefferson City. Visit the site for additional information and upcoming events.

Eastern Missouri

Learn more about Women’s History Month by visiting the following sites:

  • “Our History Is Our Strength” at the National Women’s History Project, which highlights this year’s theme: “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business.”
  • Educate yourself with the Women’s History Month teaching resources at the Smithsonian Museum’s site.
  • Find women-centric data, statistics, and resources at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau. Search the Working Women’s Clearinghouse for a centralized collection of tools and publications specifically geared for women.
  • Explore the American Women collection and investigate the role of women journalists, photographers, and broadcasters during World War II in the Women Come to the Front exhibit, both from the Library of Congress.
  • Discover a good read from the list of books about or authored by notable Missouri women.