The Santa Monica Commission on the Status of Women
(COSW) celebrates March as Women’s History Month with several events.
The 2013 theme is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through
Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and
In celebration, the COSW is promoting a month of events
throughout the City designed to support and promote women’s achievements,
courage and creativity.
COSW kicked-off the month with an opening reception on
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at 6 pm, in the foyer of Santa Monica City Hall,1685
This was immediately followed by an official
proclamation by City Council and the Mayor officially declaring March as
Women’s History Month. Launching simultaneously was a photography exhibit of
Santa Monica women throughout history in City Hall’s Foyer.
Throughout the month, the COSW will partner with a
variety of City and local organizations to present a range of programming
celebrating women’s achievements, among them lectures, exhibitions, and panel
“We are honored to collaborate with our Santa Monica
area partners working to promote a rich history of women and girls in our
community,” said Sylvia Ghazarian, Vice Chair of the Santa Monica Commission on
the Status of Women.
“Their exemplary pioneering work, scientific
breakthroughs, invention of new technology, and creation of business
opportunities in STEM will be recognized throughout the month.”
For more information on the schedule of events, visit
For additional questions about the Santa Monica
Commission on the Status of Women and Women’s History Month, contact Priscilla
Navarro at 310.458.8701.
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