3/17 PROGRAM UPDATE: Because of the coronovirus situation, all remaining Womenʻs History Month events have been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a future date yet to be determined.
The conference’s theme, “Educate to Empower: Uplifting All Women in STEM,” was prominent in the panel discussions and various workshops offered throughout the day.
Niemah Nefertiti Royal, a motivational speaker known as “Dr. Niemah,” presented, “The African Origins of Goddesses,” covering African origins of goddesses from around the world and women erased from Black history.
The exhibit is curated by Lamerol Gatewood and features artists Danny Simmons, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Garry Grant, and Lisa Corinne Davis.
One campus community, two nights of song and dance from around the world!
Five short and sweet plays themed around love were presented on Valentine’s Day at the Mookini Library Lanai, UH Hilo. The 10-minute performances were billed as “sweet, silly, sad, sexy, saucy, we have a little bit of everything!”
In his keynote address, NASA Astronaut R. Shane Kimbrough spoke about the special connection between himself and Ellison Onizuka.