Women’ History Month Events At NYPL


Celebrate Women’s History Month with NYPL

This March, The New York Public Library celebrates women, past and present, who have been active in all forms of media and storytelling in honor of Women’s History Month. Check out book lists that highlight the contributions of women writers—plus look back on the women who helped build NYPL, including Roberta Saltzman, the former Assistant Chief of the Dorot Jewish Division who developed our collection of Jewish cookbooks into one of the largest in the world. Join us for a full lineup of author talks, book discussions, film screenings, and more. Don’t miss our month-long celebration!

Learn more about their offerings for Women’s History Month by clicking here

Events include:

Angela Saini

Angela Saini

Patriarchy Smasher: Angela Saini
Tues, Mar 14 | 6:30 PM | Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

Join award-winning science journalist Angela Saini as she explores the roots of what we call patriarchy, uncovering a complex history of how it first became embedded in societies and spread across the globe from prehistory into the present.

Meredith Broussard

Meredith Broussard

Mon, Mar 20 | 6:30 PM | Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL) & Online

Join us as Meredith Broussard, data scientist and one of the few Black female researchers in artificial intelligence, reveals the biases hard-coded into today’s facial recognition algorithms encouraging discriminatory lending, and the dangers of medical diagnostic algorithms trained on insufficiently diverse data.

Jane and Anna Maria Porter

Jane and Anna Maria Porter

Jane and Anna Maria Porter: The Most Famous Novelists You’ve Never Read
Mon, Mar 27 | 6:30 PM | Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

Get to know the brilliant, self-made single women who were famous on both sides of the Atlantic and counted among their fans at least one queen and a president. Devoney Looser discusses her new biography of Jane and Anna Maria Porter, and actors will read a selection of the sisters’ inimitable correspondence.

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