Hoosier Women at Work: Indiana Women’s History Conference

Hoosier Women at Work: Indiana Women’s History Conference
Event on 2017-04-01 08:30:00
Building on the success of last year’s Hoosier Women at Work conference, the Indiana Historical Bureau, the Indiana State Library, Indiana's Division of Historic Preservation and Archaoelogy, and the Indiana Women's History Association will host “Hoosier Woman at Work in Science, Technology, and Medicine,” a women’s history symposium, on April 1, 2017, at the Indiana State Library and Historical Building, with lunch at the Indiana Hisotrical Society, in downtown Indianapolis. This one-day conference will explore and expand our knowledge of women’s contributions to Indiana’s science, technology, and medical fields via speakers, presentations, and panel discussions. Possible topics include:  inventors/inventions; medical breakthroughs; agriculture and technology; public health; sanitation; exposure to hazardous materials in the work place; access to medical care; hospitals; women’s access to training and employment in any of these fields; and the impact of science, technology, and medicine on complicating or improving women’s lives. To learn more about the conference, http://www.in.gov/history/4305.htm. For questions, contact jrdinius@dnr.in.gov or 317/234-1268.

at Indiana State Library
315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, United States

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