Gonzaga students working on flowers

Check out the Women Innovators poster displays in the School of Engineering and Applied Science! 

Upcoming Events and Activities

May 15, 2020

   Women Lead Seattle Conference - Registration Required

June 7-8, 2020

   Women's Rights as Human Rights - Law School Conference in Florence, Italy

Rescheduled for September 30, 2020 - Suffrage Parade Week

September 30, 2020 

   Steps from Suffrage to Solidarity: Commemorative Suffragist Parade. Washington State passed the 19th Amendment on March 22nd, 1920, five months prior to the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. To celebrate, join Gonzaga University on September 30th for a commemorative parade that celebrates the past, present, and future of women's activism and rights activism. Witness the many ways current GU students express what the 19th Amendment means to them. 

Date TBA 

  STEM Female Faculty Panel at 12noon to 1pm in HUB Commons - lunch provided to student attendees

Date TBA 

  Lecture by Art Faculty Lena Schindler at 7pm in Jundt 207- Now See This! The Continued Influence of Suffragist Banners, Textiles and Fashion as Visual Forms of Protest

Date TBA 

  Women Activists & the Legacy of Progressivism at 7pm by Associate Professor of History, Veta Schlimgen in Jepson Wolff Auditorium

Events and Activities in Planning Phase

Exhibit and Special Book Shelf in Foley Library on Women in Society - Spring Semester
Women's Veteran Retreat
Women's Club Volleyball - Girls Workshop
American Bar Association Exhibit - Law School (suffrage history)
Mt. Whitney Leadership Podcast by Digital Humanities
Women's Law Caucus - Inspiration Poster Display in the Law School
Screening of the Sisters of 77 film
Panel discussion about the passage of the 19th Amendment in the Law School

Past Events

April TBA, 2020

  Next Generation Medicine Lecture by UWSOM

April 7, 2020

   Reading of the play "Myra" about the first female lawyer, starring Supreme Court Justice Debra Stephens - time and location TBA

March 16-30, 2020 

   Traveling Library of Congress Exhibit on the 19th Amendment Centennial in Chastek Law Library during library hours.

March 18, 2020 

   Women Lead Spokane Conference - Registration Required

March TBA, 2020 

   Experiences of Woman at Gonzaga Exhibit in Foley Library

February 28, 2020 

   STEM Female Faculty Panel at 12noon to 1pm in HUB Commons - lunch provided to student attendees

February 28, 2020 

Discantus Treble Chorus at 7:30pm featuring guest composer Melissa Dunphy in the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center free (tickets required)
 Historical women of color display in lobby.

February 21-22, 2020

   Women Lead Napa Valley Conference - Registration Required

February 14, 2020 

   Chastek Library Film Screening of Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice at 3-4pm in the Law School

February 11, 2020 

   The Power of the Black Vote at 5:30-7:00pm in Hemmingson Auditorium

February to May, 2020

     Nursing celebrates the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife with monthly quiz contests and activities
        -Lauren Underwood lecture (First African American midwife to serve in Congress)
        -Inspiration banners in Tilford Lobby
        -Book feature on the history of nursing at GU

January 18 to May 9, 2020

   Prints by Women exhibit in Jundt Museum Arcade Gallery

January 20, 2020 

   Lifting as we Climb - A Teach-in on Voter's Rights and Suppression at 12:30-2pm in Hemmingson Ballroom

November 25. 2019

    Screening of Iron Jawed Angels film at 5:30pm in Law School Barbieri Court Room

November 11, 2019 - Veteran's Day

   Women of Suffrage at 6-8pm in Hemmingson Ballroom (talk link requires GU login) featuring historian and activist Dr. Sally Roesch-Wagner

November 5, 2019 - VOTE TODAY!

   Compensation Negotiation Workshop  at 12noon in Hemmingson Auditoriium hosted by the School of Leadership Studies

   Women in Commercial Real Estate at 5pm to 7pm in Jepson Center Wolff Auditorium hosted by the School of Business Administration (refreshments provided)

October 27, 2019 

  Women's Retreat by Mission & Ministry at Bozarth Mansion from 11:30am to 5pm

October 28, 2019

   Female Faculty in STEM Lunch and Learn Series in Humanities 153 from 12noon to 1pm

October 29, 2019

   Logan Campus Kitchens Dinner with League of Women Voters at 6pm  - Logan Elementary

October 31, 2019

Women Lead Fall Luncheon - 11:30am to 1:30pm -  Tickets Required

October 7-13, 2019

Taking Up Space Exhibit in Hemmingson Rotunda by DICE (7am-11pm daily)

October 17, 2019

Ethics Panel - Wage Gap for Women in Jepson Wolff Auditorium from 5:30 to 6:30pm- RSVP Recommended

September 20, 2019

2nd Annual Center for Civil and Human Rights Conference

September 17, 2019

Voter Education and Registration Drive on Constitution Day in Hemmingson 10am - 3pm

September 7, 2019

Gonzaga-Logan Neighborhood Block Party featuring voter education and registration resources.   12noon to 3pm at St. Aloysius School.

July 29, 2019

Washington State Women's Commission - Spokane Plenary Meeting and Outreach Event 
11am-5pm Foley Library Greenan Board Room (meeting)
5-6:30pm Humanities Building 2nd Floor (reception)