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Women's History Month: March 2021

A celebration of Women's History, featuring books, videos, streaming movies and websites.

Influential Words by Women Virtual Event 2021

Join us at a distance this year for Influential Words by Women
Monday, March 22nd, 2021 at 12:00 PM


The Triton College Library’s celebration of women authors is going virtual in 2021!

Triton College students, faculty, and staff have two ways to participate in our event celebrating women authors - as a reader and as a listener. This year, readers have the opportunity to record and submit short videos of their readings for inclusion in a YouTube playlist.

In addition to the playlist, the Library will host a virtual reading event on Monday, March 22nd at 12:00p.m. via Zoom.

Questions? Contact Dr. Lauren Kosrow at laurenkosrow@triton.edu.

Influential Words by Women Playlist

Many thanks to the readers from across Triton College who shared their readings with us! Our playlist includes:

  • Leslie Wester, Counselor, reading "In the spirit of intl women's day" by rupi kaur
  • Diane Anderson, Librarian, reading an excerpt from "Black Feminist Thought" by Patricia Hill Collins
  • Melanie Olivera-Jones, Program Director, TRIO Student Support Services, reading "Be Strong and Don't Give Up" by Pamela Owens Renfro
  • Sylvia Pongener, Cataloger, reading excerpts from "Just As I Am: A Memoir" by Cicely Tyson
  • Kathryn Heavey, Librarian, reading "The Journey" by Mary Oliver