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, Nina Rothchild; founder Minnesota Women’s Consortium.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity. The Nineteenth Amendment; establishing a women’s right to vote in the US.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire. Today we honor, Sheila Packa: Minnesota Author and Poet.


One person can change the the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who make life better for all of us. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Karen Diver: Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire.

  Today we honor, Judy Gibbs: Duluth Trail and Bikeway Coordinator.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire. 

 Today we honor, Myrtle Marshall: Leader in Duluth Lakeside neighborhood, est. Marshall Hardware.

For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women making history today.

Today we honor the contributions of, Kara Goucher: Olympic long-distance runner from Duluth.


One person can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who make life better for all of us. 

For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Ann Bancroft: Famed Arctic, Antarctic and World Explorer.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire.

Today we honor, Faith Fjeld: Sami Cultural Center of North America founding member.


One person can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who make life better for all of us.

For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Maya Moore: WNBA Basketball Player for the Minnesota Lynx.

For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women making history today. Today we honor the contributions of, Alison Aune: Artist and Professor of Art Education at UMD School of Fine Arts.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire.

Today we honor, Rachael Kilgour: Progressive Duluth musician.  

KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire. Today we honor, Njoki Kamau: UMD professor in the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Dept.


One person can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who make life better for all of us.

   For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Melissa LaTour.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire. 

Today we honor, Clara Congdon: Matriarch of the Congdon family.

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