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

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.