MWHC Programs
Learn. Connect. Talk it over.

The Maryland Women’s Heritage Center’s staff, Board of Directors and volunteers from around the state “Add HERStory to history to tell OURstory.” Each year, we host hundreds of guests in our event venue at Baltimore’s Marian House/Woman’s Industrial Exchange and online via virtual programming.  

We share stories of inspiring women and spark conversations. 

If you have a programming idea for us, please contact Executive Director Diana M. Bailey at [email protected]

A woman takes a photo with her phone of three woman standing in front of a display about women's suffrage

MWHC Board and friends at the celebration to honor suffragist Laura L. Byrne. (l to r) Danita Terry, Kalin Thomas, Maria Darby, Diana M. Bailey, Bea Dane, Josie Thompson. Location: Howard County Historical Society

Unstoppable: The life of Fannie Lou Hamer, as told by high school student Micah Carroll

Parkdale High School student Micah Carroll, winner of the 2022 Award for Excellence in Women’s History, shared her research and new website about the life of Fannie Lou Hamer. Born into a Mississippi sharecroppers family, Hamer faced racism, beatings and hate during her lifetime fight for human and civil rights. Dr. Amy Rosenkrans, MWHC board member and Baltimore City middle school social studies teacher, facilitated the discussion. Program took place on October 6, 2022.