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Writing Women Back Into History:

Celebrating Windward Women at WCC and the Women in their Field

Leticia Colmenares

WCC Professor of Chemistry

Monday March 8, 4:30-5:30 pm in Akoakoa 105

Women in Chemistry: Contributions & Challenges

Letty will highlight some of women’s accomplishments in chemistry and the lingering issues and challenges that they continue to face.

Malia Lau Kong

WCC Instructor of History

Tuesday March 9, 12:40-1:20 pm in Akoakoa 105

Telling Herstory

A presentation on extraordinary women in pre-modern world history (pre-1500 CE) who defied traditional social boundaries to speak their mind, lead troops into battle, and govern whole societies.

Sarah Hadmack

WCC Instructor of Religion

Wednesday March 10, 4:30-5:30pm in Akoakoa 105

Adventures of the Amazing, Audacious Alexandra David-Neel

Sarah will speak about Alexandra David-Neel, the first foreign woman to enter the once forbidden city of Lhasa, Tibet.

Ann Lemke

WCC Disability/Admissions Counselor; Early Admit and Running Start Counselor

Thursday March 11, 12:40-1:20 pm in Akoakoa 105

Ann will take you on her unique journey through the landscape of disability culture.

P. Jayne Bopp

WCC Office of University Partners Coordinator and Sociology Lecturer

Tuesday March 16, 12:40-1:20 pm in Kuhina 115

Women in Sociology

Jayne will offer a critique of feminism itself and talk about how feminism in the US was started by white, middle/upper class, educated, heterosexual women. And how that given this history, it has excluded large numbers of women in its fight for “equality”.

Nancy Ali

WCC Imaginarium Manager and Lecturer in Archaeoastronomy 

Thursday March 18, 12:40-1:20 pm in Kuhina 115

Women in Archaeoastronomy

Nancy Alima Ali will speak about Anna Sofaer and Linda Schele, two women who followed their passions and in doing so made significant contributions to the field of archaeoastronomy.