Learn about Women’s History Month in San Antonio

Learn about the local women who are shaping communities, uplifting micro economies, and are becoming cornerstones of our society.

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It’s true what Beyonce says, women run the world — and we’re not about to get into an argument with Queen B about the matter. March is Women’s History Month and you may have noticed an influx of women-themed events in our calendar and around the the Alamo City.

Today, we investigate Woman’s History Month’s message and spotlight up-and-coming local women you should know about

Women’s History Month explained

March is dedicated to celebrating the role women have played in our country’s history, culture, and society. The celebration has grown from a week long acknowledgment and has blossomed into an annual month-long celebration. Check out these local events happening in San Antonio honoring women:

  • Strong Mujer Art Activities | Thursday, March 14 | Historic Pearl | 1-3 p.m. | Free | Join artist Sharriah Martinez for a workshop in front of the Strong Mujer mural.
  • Grit and Grace: Women’s History Month Hike | Saturday, March 16 | 8 a.m.-1 p.m. | Government Canyon State Natural Area | $6 | Purchase a day pass to join a 9-mile hike and learn about the trailblazing women who impacted the park.
  • Gals and Dogs Night | Every Wednesday in March | 5-7 p.m. | La Tuna Icehouse, 100 Probandt St. | Free | Ladies leave your man at home and bring your furry bestie for $3 wine + $6 margaritas.

Fun fact: International Women’s Day lands on March 8 annually.

San Antonio women to know

Check out these inspiring women around the Alamo City:

  • Marisa Bushman — Agarita Member and Chief Financial Officer
  • Tally Dilbert — San Antonio-based Afro-Latina Lifestyle Influencer
  • Stephanie Guerra — San Antonio Lifestyle Influencer
  • Emily Howell — Founder of Elysia Collective Co. + Emily Grace Designs Co.
  • Jenni Lawson — Nowhere Bookshop Owner + author
  • Olivia Orona — Tejanas Media Founder + Period Palooza Events Coordinator

We’re not done yet. Stay tuned throughout the spring as we take a deeper dive into each of these women.

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