Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Upcoming Digital Events | Women Spies in WWII

Women in World War II: The Spies They Never Saw Coming
Wednesday, March 10, 9:30 a.m. ET

In this program marking Women’s History Month, learn how women spies turned prejudice and society’s low expectations of them into weapons that hid their critical work on behalf of the Allies.

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Monday, March 15, 1 p.m. ET

10 Years of Mass Atrocities in Syria: A Decade of Civilian Suffering

We come together at this somber moment to stand in solidarity with the Syrian people and let them know they have not been forgotten.

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Thursday, March 18, 2021, 7 p.m. ET

My Name Is Sara

During Women's History Month, we will honor the strength and determination of one young woman to survive the Holocaust and examine the challenges that women faced then, and still encounter in war-torn societies today.

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Photos: Top image, left to right, Noor Inayat Khan (Imperial War Museums), Josephine Baker (Library of Congress), and Virginia Hall (Lorna Catling Collection); Syrian refugees walk several miles to cross the border into Jordan where they are transported to Zaatari refugee camp in 2014. Lucian Perkins for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum; Film still from My Name is Sara featuring Zuzanna Surowy, the actress who portrays Sara Guralnik. Courtesy of Robert Palka