Women's History Month Events March 2022 - Be part of the tradition of women at mines; March 2022 Events sponsored by 
Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Events and Links

Forces of Mines: Elevating Women Leadership Summit
Saturday, March 5th 8:30am – 3:30pm | RSVP Required
Network and hear from keynote speaker Christy Uffelman of EDGE Leadership. Includes lunch and award ceremony for students and alumnae.

Women Graduate Students (WGS) Meeting
Wednesday, March 9th 8:30am – 9:30am | RSVP Required
March’s meeting will feature the Minimizing Micro Aggressions workshop and WGS breakfast

Wednesdays with WISEM
Wednesday, March 9th 3:00pm | Virtual
Featuring Dr. Jennifer Miskimins 
Department Head and Professor Petroleum Engineering Department



Lunch and Learn: The Power of Feedback w/Kerry Siggins
Thursday, March 10th 11:00am – 12:30pm | RSVP Required
CEO and Mines Alumnae will give the keynote presentation followed by lunch and discussion. Location will come with RSVP confirmation.

W-MCA and Library Community Conversations
Thursday, March 17th 12:15pm – 1:30pm | RSVP Required
Join us for a conversation that will focus on several themes that show up in the book/show, “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood.

Women’s History Month Luncheon Sponsored by Chevron
Wednesday, March 30th 11:45am – 12:50pm | RSVP Required
Our speaker, Dr. Nicki Gonzales is a professor of History and Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at Regis University. Location will come with RSVP confirmation.

2022 Women’s History Month Speaker

Nicki Gonzales

Nicki Gonzales

Professor, Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion History, Politics and Political Economy

Dr. Nicki Gonzales is a professor of History and Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at Regis University. She is a member of History Colorado’s State Historian’s Council and in July 2020 was named by Gov. Jared Polis to the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board. She is a native of Denver and her family has deep roots in Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico. Dr. Gonzales specializes in the history of the American West, with a focus on race relations and social and political movements. Her research interests include the land grant movements of Southern Colorado and the experiences of Chicano Vietnam Veterans. She is also a mom and coach to her two sons, Danny and Teddy.

Past Women's History Month Presenters

2021            Angela Dodson, Author, Editor, Writer and Consultant

2020            Becky Stone,  Scholar, Actor and Storyteller

2019            Sylvia Acevedo, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of the USA

2018            Robbie Gries, Pioneering Women in Petroleum

2017            Susan Frontczak, Eleanor Roosevelt:  Hammering out Human Rights

2016            Susan Frontczak, The Life and Times of Madame Marie Curie

2015             Gail Beaton author and storyteller, Gail Murphy:  A Colorado Rosie the Riveter

2014             Rose Red Elk storyteller and singer, Medicine Women of the Plains

2013             The Legendary Ladies, Stories of Five Unique Western Women

2011             Mary Jane Duran, Jeannette Rankin – Pacifist, Suffragist, Reformer

2010            Dr. Audrey Nelson, author, Crossing the Gender Communication Barrier

2008             Opalanga Pugh, The Story of Aunt Clara Brown

2007             Barbara Daubenspeck, A Portrait of Molly Brown

2005             Mary Jane Duran, Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History