The program schedule will include:
- Monday, March 8. 2-3 p.m. The Path to Leadership: The Next Chapter; Influential Women in Montgomery County Politics. Claire McDonald, creator of Montgomery History’s online exhibit “The Path to Leadership,” will discuss the influence of Montgomery County women in the political arena pre- and post-suffrage.
- Wednesday, March 10. 1-2 p.m. Grit and Gusto: Farmerettes and Suffragettes. On the celebration of Centennial of America’s entry into World War I, the presentation highlights how women in Maryland rallied to new involvement and activism during 1917-18.
- Friday, March 12. 3-4 p.m. The Better Angels: Five Women Who Changed Civil War America. Historian Robert C. Plumb will discuss his book “The Better Angels: Five Women Who Changed Civil War America.”
- Saturday, March 13. 10:30-11 a.m. Family Storytime @ MCPL. Stories about resourceful, adventurous, brave and downright determined princesses.
- Wednesday, March 24; 2-3 p.m. A Tale of Two Counties: The Status of Women in Montgomery County. Patricia Maclay, a commissioner with the Montgomery County Commission for Women, will present an overview of the Commission’s work in the community.
- Thursday, March 25; 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Women against Slavery: Then and Now - Book Talk: "Speak a Word for Freedom: Women against Slavery." Women abolitionists have always faced opposition, but they have persevered. The author will highlight the valiant work of several women abolitionists past and present.