March is Women’s History Month

Womxn's Herstory Month Artboard illustration of woman in shades of purple surrounded by gold honey and flowers

March is Women’s History Month. There are a lot of things happening on or around campus during March to honor and celebrate phenomenal women this month. Please see the list of options to get involved below. MSU WorkLife Office’s Jaimie Hutchison has served on the Womxn’s Herstory Month Committee with representatives from all over campus. If you have any questions about any of the events below, she can connect you. In addition the March 11th Women’s Networking event will focus on women and work-life fit. All professional women are invited to attend at no charge. This program will be Zoomed as well.


  • March 2-6 MSU’s Spring Break
  • March 9 celebrated (actual day March 8) International Women’s Day Theme: #eachforequal
  • March 11 GenCen Professional Series, Dr. Dru Montri 
    2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the  International Center Room 204
  • March 11 Women’s Networking Association- Work-Life Balance for Women
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm in 110 Chittenden Hall. Open to all professional women on campus
  • March 11 WILD Wednesday - Topic: Stereotypes and Implicit Bias
    6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m., 110 Student Services Building
  • March 12 Women of Color Community - Networking Lunch with Thought Club
    12:00 noon -1:30 p.m., Phillips Hall, Room 153
  • March 12 Pro-Choice Rally - Women’s Council, 6:00 p.m. 
  • March 13 Annual Prevention Outreach and Education Summit
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the MSU Ballroom in the Union (Faculty, staff, and grad students only)
  • March 16 Women's Student Services Feminist Lunch and Learn
    11:00 a.m. - 12 noon, 150 Student Services
  • March 18 Inspirational Woman of the Year Award and Woman Student Leader of the Year Award - GenCen and WSS (Wharton)
  • March 19 Dinner with Spartans: Hosted by Heather Shea and GenCen 
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in Akers Private Dining Room
  • March 20 Women's Student Services CRAFTernoon & communiTEA - herstorical figure finger puppets
  • March 21 Women’s Council Pro-Choice Rally
    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hannah Administration Building
  • March 23 WACSS Spring Forum: From where we stand: Leading through Intersectionality (for Support Staff), 11:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Kellogg Center, Big Ten A&B
  • March 23 The Herstory of Womxn at MSU with Paulette Granberry Russell 
    6:00 p.m. on zoom and in person at  Board Room, 401 Hannah Administration Building
  • March 25 WILD Wednesday - Organizations and Systems- How Womxn Made (and are Making) Social Change
    6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m., 110 Student Services Building
  • March 26 Women's Student Services Presents LunaFest
    7:00 p.m. in Wells Hall
  • March 30-April 3 It’s On Us Week of Action
    • March 30 It's on Us Week of Action: Kick Off, Wells Hall 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
    • March 31 It’s On Us Week of Action: Holistic Self-Care Night
  • March 31 Transgender Visibility Day
  • March 31 MSU Women’s Softball Game vs. Western Michigan
    5:00 p.m., Secchia Stadium, East Lansing, MI
  • April 1 Terese Mailhot author of Heart Berries Workshop and Keynote, Broad ArtLab, Details TBD
  • April 2 and 3rd Take Back the Night 
    • April 2 Take Back the Night: March, Speak out, and Candlelight Vigil
      beginning at 5:00 p.m. People’s Park (by Wells Hall)
    • April 3 It’s On Us Week of Action: Teal Out
      Take Back the Night: Workshops for Activism
      12 noon - 4:00 p.m. Broad Art Lab,