CT Women’s Hall of Fame Katherine Wiltshire will be the guest Speaker at the Connecticut State Library
(Hartford) Katherine Wiltshire will be the guest speaker at the Connecticut State Library, Thursday, March 19, 2015, from Noon to 12:45, in Memorial Hall 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT. She will focus on the impact of women in the State of Connecticut. Katherine joined The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame in September 2005, as the Director of Development and Community Relations, and has served as the Executive Director since May 2006. Katherine’s talk is part of the State Library and Museum of Connecticut History’s Third Thursday BrownBag Lunchtime speaker series. This series features a variety of speakers on various aspects of Connecticut History. All programs are free and open to the public and attendees should feel free to bring their lunch. The Connecticut State Library, which includes the State Archives, is open and free to the public, Tuesday – Friday 9-5 and Saturday from 9-2. The Museum of Connecticut History is open Monday – Friday 9-4 and Saturday from 9-2.
About the Author: Katherine Wiltshire holds a B.A. in History from Salem College and an M.A. in Women’s Studies, with a concentration in Women’s History, from Southern Connecticut State University, where she has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Women’s Studies. She is a native Virginian who has made Connecticut her home for more than 25 years. Katherine lives in Guilford, Connecticut with her husband. She has two children who live in Manhattan. The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame is an educational outreach organization whose mission is to honor publicly the achievement of Connecticut women, preserve their stories, educate the public and inspire the continued achievements of women and girls. Founded in 1994 in Hartford, Conn., the Hall fills the void that traditional curricula still fail to address and, today, stands as the state’s premier source for Connecticut women’s history with more than a hundred Inductees. These women’s lives and accomplishments are celebrated and documented through a wide spectrum of innovative statewide programs offered free of charge to Connecticut citizens.
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