Women Who Empower: Women in the Media

March 24 2018 | 11:00am to 3:00pm

Free admission!

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Detroit Historical Society will host its 2nd Annual “Women Who Empower” Day on Saturday, March 24. 

11a.m. In concert with this year’s theme, “Women in Media: Trailblazers & Influencers,” the program will feature a lecture on women journalists in Michigan history by Dr. Caitlyn Dial, Executive Director of the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.

1 p.m. Media mavens from across Detroit’s news and media platforms - including Anne Doyle, Robin Kinnie, Sarah Rahal, Karen Hudson Samuels and Heather Catallo - will join us for a special panel discussion on “The Politics of Women in News & Media.”

Throughout the day, family-friendly programming will include arts and crafts activities, a “Women in Detroit History” scavenger hunt, film screenings, and self-guided tours of our exhibits. Come celebrate Women’s History Month at the Detroit Historical Society—this is an event you don’t want to miss!