Issue #16: A guide for discovering women-focused monuments πŸ‘πŸΌ

While warm spring weather is certainly taking its time to come to the D.C. area, Capital Women is here to keep you feeling cozy by making sure you are aware of all of the important, local, women-focused news and events happening. First, hear the latest Capital Women podcast episode on a Georgetown businessowner. Then, learn about an 11-year-old activist who turned heads at the March For Our Lives. Finally, see all of the events coming up that are sure to be both fun and impactful.

  • Finally, a guide for discovering where to find women-focused monuments and museums. [Women's Wire Weekly
  • Here are the female emcees igniting D.C.'s hip hop scene. [D.C. Music Download]
  • Meet the 11-year-old activist who honored Black girls at the March For Our Lives. (Warning: Automatic video). [Huffington Post]
  • A new documentary asks why Black women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white women in Washington, D.C. [The Atlantic]
  • April 4: Test your trivia skills, while benefiting Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
  • April 7: This engaging, interactive workshop will teach women how to effectively manage one's time.
  • April 15: Celebrate 10 years of successful programming by the Young Women's Drumming Empowerment Project (YWDEP) by seeing this showcase at the Hyattsville, Maryland location of Busboys and Poets.

Michelle Goldchain contributed to this newsletter.