TCC Celebrates Women’s History Month

FORT WORTH, Texas — Tarrant County College will honor the achievements of women in history and society with several events throughout March during Women’s History Month.

Panelists will discuss women’s resilience in leadership from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at TCC Trinity River in the Energy Auditorium, Trinity Building, fourth floor. Panelists include Fort Worth City Councilwoman Elizabeth Beck (District 9); Dr. Elodie Billionniere, senior associate professor, Miami Dade College School of Engineering and Technology; and Dr. Jessica Sanchez, assistant professor of gender, women and sexuality studies at the University of Texas at Arlington.

TCC South hosts the Women’s Health Resource Fair on Thursday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria. Relevant information along with giveaways will be available.

Women who have defied stereotypes and shattered glass ceilings are featured in the Leadership Luncheon: Empowering Women in STEM webinar Wednesday, March 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The virtual event provides an opportunity for students to gain insights, connect with accomplished professionals and perhaps be inspired to pursue a STEM career. Seats are limited. Register at Leadership Luncheon Spring 2024 Interest Form.

The history of women’s suffrage will be explored at TCC Northwest from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Building NW01, Room 1202. Campus and community resources will be available with nonpartisan information about registering to vote and the history of women’s voting.

In Good Girls Go to War, Dr. Kara Dixon Vuic, Lance Corporal Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict and Society at Texas Christian University, will share about the women who worked with the Red Cross during World War II. The event takes place at TCC Northeast on Thursday, March 28, starting at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center.

Refer to the TCC Calendar for additional Women’s History Month events.

Campus locations:

  • TCC Trinity River — 300 Trinity Campus Circle, 76102
  • TCC South — 5301 Campus Drive, 76119
  • TCC Northwest — 4801 Marine Creek Parkway, 76179
  • TCC Northeast — 828 W. Harwood Road, 76054

Tarrant County College is one of the nation’s largest higher education institutions and boasts the second lowest tuition of Texas’ Top 10 community colleges. A comprehensive two-year college with six campuses in Tarrant County and online classes, TCC offers a range of opportunities for learners of all ages and backgrounds, including Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees; workforce and economic development programs; technical and skilled trades programs; and customized training for area businesses and corporations.