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 making history today. 

Today we honor the contributions of, Em Westerlund: Duluth City Councilor, third council district.


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

Today we honor, Dr. Lisa Erwin: Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students at UMD.

KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire. Today we honor, Wanda Gag: Author of children’s picture books including Millions of Cats.


For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women making history today. Today we honor the contributions of, Deb Holman: Outreach Coordinator for Chum in Duluth.

  

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, Sarah Burger Stearns: First president of Woman Suffrage Association of MN.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire. Today we honor, Crystal Pelkey: Director of Patron Services & Special Events at The Duluth Playhouse.


For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women making history today. Today we honor the contributions of, Emily Larson: The first woman to serve as the Mayor of 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, Marlene Johnson: first woman to serve as a Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota.


For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women making history today. Today we honor the contributions of, Dale Lewis: President and CEO of Park State Bank.


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in our community who lead, create and inspire. Today we honor, Christa Lawler: Arts & Entertainment reporter for the Duluth News Tribune.


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