YSU Women's History Month explores politics, glass ceilings, health

Youngstown State University’s celebration of Women’s History Month continues this week with a discussion titled “Unbroken: What’s Left of the Glass Ceiling.”

The free discussion sponsored by the City Club of Mahoning Valley is 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts, 34 N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown.

Other Women’s History Month events include:

  • Tuesday, March 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Women’s Health Fair, in the lobby of the Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
  • Wednesday, March 20, 5 to 7 p.m., Self-Defense Clinic instructed by Mercy Health Police Chief Ryan Bonacci at the Rec.
  • Wednesday, March 20, 7 p.m., screening of the movie “On the Basis of Sex” in the Schwebel Room of Kilcawley Center.
  • Thursday, March 21, 12:30 to 2 p.m., “Women’s Wave in Politics,” in Bresnahan 1 and 2 in Kilcawley Center.
  • Monday, March 25, 6:30 p.m., Jewish-Muslim Forum “Women and Community Building and Transformation Among Jews and Muslims in America”, in Room 132 of DeBartolo Hall, featuring Maharat (a clergy title denoting a female leader of Jewish law, spirituality and torah) Rori Picker Neiss of the Jewish Community Relations Committee of St. Louis and Umeyye Isra Yazicioglu of St. Joseph’s University.
  • Friday, March 29, 6 p.m., “Inventors, Politicians and Mothers - Oh My! Trivia” in Room 2000 of Moser Hall.

All events are free. For more information, visit https://wgs.ysu.edu or contact Amanda Fehlbaum, acting director of YSU Women and Gender Studies, at afehlbaum@ysu.edu or 330-941-2716.