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NIH Women's History Month Celebrations

March 9 and March 29

The Annual NIH Women's History Month Celebration, sponsored by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management (OEODM) opens with a themed celebration: "Spirit, Courage and Critical Thinking" on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at the Natcher Auditorium, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Communications artist, Ann Timmons, will enlighten with a performance Off the Wall, the Life and Works of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. This one woman, one act play focuses on critical thinking skills and will last approximately one hour. A workshop discussion of the play and Q and A will follow at Natcher in Conference room B.

The celebration of Women's History Month closes with a themed seminar "Spirit, Courage and Global Collaboration" on Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at the NIH Stonehouse from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm featuring Ms. Cheryl Kelley, Special Emphasis Program Manager, FDA. This seminar will focus on mentoring as a proven skill to enhance collaborations.

Onsite Registration will be available for NIH training credit. For additional information regarding these programs, please contact

Ms. Glenda Keen, NIH Federal Women's' Program Specialist at (301) 594-3282 or the Federal Relay 1-800-877-8339.

All are welcome to attend. Sign Language interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Carlton Coleman, OEODM at (301) 496-2906 (v); (301) 496-9755 (TTY).