Women’s History Month under way at Edison

PIQUA — The Diversity Committee at Edison State Community College is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of lecture and wellness events. The following lectures will feature guest speakers who will focus on various topics that have impacted women’s history.

• Monday, March 20: Women in Education by Edison State President Doreen Larson. Dr. Larson will provide a talk on the history of women in education and intelligence studies. The lecture will be held in room 456 from 12-1 p.m.

• Monday, March 27: Women in Social Justice by Edison State instructor Beka Lindeman. Lindeman will discuss the role of women in social justice movements and introduce the Hermione Grainger Leadership Academy. The lecture will be held in room 305 from 12-1 p.m.

• Tuesday, March 28: Women in Prison lecture by Edison State instructor Carin Benning. Benning will give a mini lecture on the history and lives of women in prisons. The lecture will be held in room 307 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Additionally, several wellness events will be offered throughout the month. All Women’s History Month events are being offered free of charge, open to the community, and will take place at the Piqua Campus. To view a complete list of upcoming Women’s History Month events, visit www.edisonohio.edu/diversity-events.

For more information, contact Loleta Collins at lcollins@edisonohio.edu.