Monthly Archives: August 2011

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Inducted into Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame

Thanks to the efforts of local activist Lois Whealey, the renowned nineteenth century African American writer Frances Ellen Watkins Harper has been inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame. When I was a graduate student in English at the … Continue reading

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And here President Obama’s Proclamation

A PROCLAMATION The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution tore down the last formal barrier to women’s enfranchisement in our Nation and empowered America’s women to have their voices heard in the halls of power.  This Amendment became law … Continue reading

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Today is Women’s Equality Day

Here a few words from Ohio Supreme Court judge and OU alumna Yvette McGee Brown: On August 26th, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution became law and women were granted the right to vote. Just one sentence long, … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed

Interested in volunteering at the Women’s Center? We need a few good women and men to help us pull off our programs this fall. For more information, come to Baker 403, or email womenscenter@ohio.edu.

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