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Susannah Rose Stokes

A former US Marine, Susannah currently works for Facebook where she manages Communication and Culture initiatives for the Global Data Center team and leads Partnerships for the Facebook Veterans and Allies Resource Group. 

Susannah Rose Stokes

A former US Marine, Susannah currently works at Facebook where she manages Communication and Culture initiatives for the Global Data Center team and leads Partnerships for the Facebook Veterans and Allies Resource Group.  

Read Like A Girl - WMC Book Club

What is the event about?

Read Like A Girl - WMC Book Club is a book club created by the Women's Museum of California in San Diego, CA. The club reads one feminist book each month.

Discussion meetings take place every 3rd Friday at 5:30 PM at the Women's Museum of California.

The book for March is The Color Purple by Alice Walker

What is the event about?

For the past 21 years, Bob Alden has devoted his life to community service and philanthropy, including the Women's Museum. Bob will share the story of how he started and how his service has inspired him to become more and more involved. He will also provide information on how you can get involved.

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Her Own Hero: The Origins of the Women’s Self-Defense Movement

What is the event about?

Join author Wendy Rouse as she discusses her new book, Her Own Hero: The Origins of the Women’s Self-Defense Movement.  The book describes the emergence of a women's self-defense movement paralleling the women’s suffrage movement in the early 1900s. In this #MeToo movement of the early twentieth century, first-wave feminists sought to raise awareness about the sexual harassment and violence that women faced on the street, at work, and in the home.

Second Sunday Author Series with Niti Sampat Patel

What is the event about?

California and San Diego Writers, Ink 4:30-5:30 pm at the Women’s Museum, Barracks 16, Liberty Station, $5.00

This monthly series features women writers of fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry, and other genres who will read from or perform their work and engage in dialogues with audience members. With the commitment to bring diverse voices and a variety of stories from local and visiting authors, the series will include both published and unpublished works from writers well known, unknown, and all the places in between. 

What is the event about?

Friday Night Liberty is our favorite night of the month!! Enjoy complimentary refreshments at the Women's Museum and many locations around Liberty Station.  Easy parking, lovely strolling through the park--like atmosphere to many galleries, shops, museums, and restaurants.  Music and art shows outside and in. Come explore the Women's Museum and the Arts District Liberty Station.

 

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Read Like A Girl - WMC Book Club

What is the event about?

Read Like A Girl - WMC Book Club is a book club created by the Women's Museum of California in San Diego, CA. The club reads one feminist book each month.

Discussion meetings take place every 3rd Friday at 5:30 PM at the Women's Museum of California.

The book for February is Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria E. Anzaldúa.

Book Launch of 'The Women of the Gaslamp Quarter'

What is the event about?

Join the Women's Museum of California for a celebration of the new booklet 'The Women of the Gaslamp Quarter' written by Anne Hoiberg 

Anne has written about some of the notable women who have left a lasting mark on one of San Diego's most notorious neighbourhoods. Learn about women like Clara Shortridge Foltz, Lydia Knapp Horton, Dr Charlotte Baker, and more!

Booklets and light refreshments with wine are included for $10

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