Women's History Month on KUMD

Women’s History Month began as “International Women's Day” in March of 1911. KUMD celebrates this history all month with a daily series honoring Minnesota women paving the way to equity. Listen each weekday morning in March at 7 and 11 as we profile inspiring women past and present for Women’s History Month.

KUMD Women’s History Month - March 2017

March 20-24

20 Hannah Jensen Kempfer; 1 of the first women elected to MN Legislature

21 Anne Bertram; Executive Director of Theatre Unbound: Minneapolis

22 Nyango Melissa Nambangi; Minnesota African Women's Association

23 Jean Regal; founder AHC: Duluth Women’s Mentoring Program at UMD

24 Phillis Khan; longest running female legislator in Minnesota, retired

March 27-31

27 Mabeth Hurd Paige; represented Minneapolis in the MN House 1923-43

28 Ila Borders; first woman pitcher in Men’s Professional Baseball: Duluth Dukes

29 Women’s March on Washington; Honoring women standing for all women

30 Ethel Colmans; founder of Woodland Community Club & Duluth Women’s Club

31 Erin Murphy; MN State Representative running for MN state governor

For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Erin Murphy; MN State Representative running for MN state governor.


 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Ethel Colmans; founder of Woodland Community Club & Duluth Women's Club.

KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, the Women's March on Washington; honoring women standing for women.


Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Ila Borders; first woman pitcher in men’s Professional Baseball: Duluth Dukes.


 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Mabeth Hurd Paige; represented Minneapolis in the MN House 1923-43.

Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Phillis Khan; longest running female legislator in Minnesota, retired.


For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Jean Regal; founder - AHC: Duluth Women's Mentoring Program at UMD.


Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Nyango Melissa Nambangi; Minnesota African Women's Association.


  For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Anne Bertram; Executive Director of Theatre Unbound: Minneapolis.


 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Hannah Jensen Kempfer; one of the first women elected to MN Legislature.


For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Ilhan Omar; first Somali-American elected to office in the US: Minneapolis.


Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Beth Bartlett; feminist, author & Women's Studies Professor at UMD.

 For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, League of Women Voters Duluth, keeping women engaged in politics.

Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Evelyne Ruth Hall; Olympic Silver Medalist athlete from Minnesota, 1932.


 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Sue Metzger Hough; one of first women elected to the MN legislature in 1923.


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