Celebrating Women’s History Month 2023

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February 28, 2023
Gonzaga University News Service

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars, to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman


Women's History Month 2023: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories. From Foley Library, this year's theme for Women's History Month recognizes women, past and present, who have been active in all forms of media and storytelling including print, radio, TV, stage, screen, blogs, podcasts, news, and social media. Foley Library throughout March.

The Feminist Experience coincides with the grand opening of the new expanded University District location of Spokane Art School. Stop in to see the work of local women artists and enjoy food from a Middle Eastern food truck, elephant ears, a coffee truck and live music by the Whitworth String Trio. March 3, 5-9 p.m., 503 E. 2nd Ave., Suite B. Free to the public.

YWCA Spokane’s Women of Achievement Party 2023. March 9, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., The Davenport Grand. Tickets required, get them here

Dr. Monica De La Torre speaks about her book “Feminista Frequencies: Community Building Through Radio in the Yakima Valley.” March 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m., College Common (Humanities Building). Free, open to the public.

Recognition of Our Women in Leadership is a collection of displays throughout Northern Quest Resort and Casino recognizing Kalispel women who have serve on the Kalispel Tribal Council. In addition, YWCA Women of Achievement banners are displayed along Northern Quest Drive, works by Native American women artists are throughout the hotel, and leadership development activities focusing on women are available, including a speakers panel, book club and leadership social. Throughout March, 100 N. Hayford Rd., Airway Heights. Free to the public. 


Explore how several organizations are recognizing women in history: 

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Archives

National Park Service

Smithsonian American Women's History Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Women's History Month

International Women's Day


Explore Gonzaga's programs for women in leadership