Target Audience Codes:
- GS – Grade Schools
- HS – High Schools
- AG – Adult Groups
MON/RAND – Speaker will travel to Monroe/Randolph Counties
CHANGING THE FACE OF MEDICINE: WOMEN IN THE CIVIL WAR
An estimated 4,000 women served in some type of medical role during the American Civil War. However, only 200 words are dedicated to their service in the Surgical History Of The War Of The Rebellion, a 12-volume work commissioned after the war to detail medical history. This presentation is offered to examine some of the contributions of women during the Civil War with the goal of fostering greater appreciation for their sacrifice and service.
Kevin Monroe, Faculty
Target Audiences: GS (6-8th), HS, AG
LIVING THE LEGACY: 150 YEARS OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS
This session provides an entertaining and historical perspective of the women’s rights movement. Knowing the history enhances an understanding and appreciation.
Mary Rose Grant, Adjunct Faculty
Target Audiences: AG, Women’s Organizations
THE STRONGEST LINK
A trivia game designed to enhance the knowledge of women’s issues and to make individuals aware of women’s strengths and the powerful role they have played throughout history and continue to play today.
Amy Markus, Manager of Intake and Technology, Special Services
Target Audiences: AG