Profs & Pints DC: The Women’s Uprisings in Iran

February 8, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Women’s Uprisings in Iran,” with Narges Bajoghli, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, co-director of the school’s Rethinking Iran […]

Iranian Pro-Democracy Marchers Rally Before Ukrainian Embassy in Georgetown

January 23, 2023

Saturday afternoon shoppers along Georgetown’s M Street seemed surprised as police shut down traffic to make way for a protest march of “between 500 to 1500” expected protesters (per a […]

Women’s Soccer’s Washington Spirit Prevails in Thriller – Ending Long Skid (photos)

September 11, 2022

In dramatic fashion, The Washington Spirit women’s professional soccer team prevailed over the top ranked San Diego Wave by a  4-3 score at Audi Field in Washington D.C. on September […]

Pro-Choice Protesters Stage Sit-In at White House (photos)

July 10, 2022

Persistent rain did not deter more than a thousand abortion rights activists from marching to the White House on July 9 to stage a mass sit-in. “We call for this […]

On the Scene: May 14 Rally for Abortion Rights in D.C. (photos)

May 15, 2022

Thousands demonstrated around the country in support of abortion rights on Saturday, May 14, following a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion indicating that Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark law […]

Washington, D.C.: Memorable Images from 2021 (photos by Jeff Malet)

December 31, 2021

2021 saw a partial resumption of activities in the District suggesting better times ahead. It was also a year marked by political turmoil. Click on the photo icons below for […]

Women, Arts, and Social Change Programs at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

September 3, 2021

The Tea Fridays, September 3, October 8, November 5, December 3, February 4, 12–1 p.m. In this online series, women musicians perform original work via livestream on the first Friday […]

Viewfinder Virtual Film Series: Leslie Thornton on Surviving

August 5, 2021

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for an engaging virtual lecture with award-winning filmmaker Leslie Thornton. Learn how Thornton, with her decades-long episodic film epic Peggy and Fred in Hell […]

Women’s Leadership Breakfast (Junior League of Washington)

April 30, 2021

The Junior League of Washington’s (JLW) Women’s Leadership Breakfast is a can’t-miss opportunity to learn how to lead confidently from women who have successfully overcome obstacles to make a positive […]

Native American Women Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

April 23, 2021

Friday, April 23, 1–3:30 PM ET / 10 AM–12:30 PM PT Register online Learn how to contribute to Wikipedia and increase the representation of Native American women online. During this […]