National Women’s History Month’s theme this year is”Celebrating Women of Character, Courage & Commitment” is the 2014 theme of the National Women’s History Project. In 1980, The NWHP was joined by hundreds of organizations and individuals when it spearheaded the movement for March to be declared as National Women’s History Month. The 2014 theme honors the
extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women. Women demonstrate their character, courage and commitment as mothers, educators, institution builders, business, labor, political and community leaders and CEOs. Read More in the March BONFIRE
Come hear this dynamic speaker and author of Grit and Grace: My Fight for Equal Pay and
Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond and how her unwillingness to give up led to President Obama
signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Lilly Ledbetter will be the keynote speaker at the SJSU
South Bay Women’s Conference, March 8, 1-3PM. For more information on the keynote address and on how to reserve tickets for the Friday, March 7 Dinner with Lilly, visit http://www.southbaywc.org/.
Women who have a permanent home address in Campbell, Milpitas, San Jose, or Santa Clara; have completed two full years of study at an accredited college or university; are enrolled in a four-year institution as an undergraduate for fall, 2014 and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 may apply to AAUW San Jose for a scholarship. Amounts from $1500 to $3000 with a total of $30,000 to be awarded this year.
Qualified women can apply for one of the local scholarships starting March 1. Application deadline is postmarked April 15, 2014. For more information contact: email at email@example.com