Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

Women's History Month

Observed each year during March, Women’s History Month recognizes and celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women. In collaboration with campus partners, the Gannon Center hosts a variety of programs and events to commemorate Women’s History Month.

3/29/2023: Paula Boggs on "Living a Mission-Driven Life"

Commemorate Women's History Month with keynote speaker Paula Boggs. Paula is a speaker, writer, lawyer, veteran, and musician.

Paula Boggs is one of the first women to receive a Congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. In 2013, she was appointed by President Obama to the President’s Committee for the Arts and the Humanities and White House Council for Community Solutions. She previously served as General Counsel for Starbucks Corporation and in public service as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, and in various capacities as an attorney for the U.S. Army, the Department of Defense and the White House Office of Legal Counsel. Since leaving Starbucks, Paula gives speeches across the United States and beyond, writes essays and music, co-produces albums for, and tours extensively with the Paula Boggs Band.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Information Commons, 4th Floor, Loyola Lakeshore Campus

4:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. · Speaker
5:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m. · Reception

Register here.

Sponsored by the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and the School of Law

Co-sponsored by:

  • Center for Engaged Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
  • Center for Urban Research and Learning
  • Office of Global and Community Engagement
  • Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • University Libraries
  • Student Veterans Association
  • Women's Studies & Gender Studies


For additional Women's History Month events and programs, go to http://libraries.luc.edu/womenshistorymonth.