We are aware that COVID-19 is affecting the scheduling of events and other gatherings throughout our community. As we all work together to respond to this crisis, we understand that many events on this site may not yet be updated with the most current closure information. We encourage you to check with event organizers and venues regarding the status of any event you are looking to attend. Thank you.

Please Note: This event has expired.

Women's History Project Woman of the Year Awards

Presented by Summit County Historical Society at Online/Virtual Space

Mar 25 2021
Women's History Project Woman of the Year Awards

Dr. Amy Acton keynote speaker for 2021 Women’s History Project event

The Women’s History Project of the Greater Akron Area, a program of the Summit County Historical Society of Akron, OH, will be hosting its annual Woman of the Year Awards virtually at noon on Thursday, March 25, 2021. The theme is “Heroines of the Pandemic.”  Summa Health will again be the presenting sponsor. Society board members Dr. Kathleen Endres and Dr. Theresa S. Beyerle are co-chairs of the event.
Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health from 2019–2020, will be the keynote speaker for the program. Dr. Acton has been praised for her steady approach to the novel corona virus, COVID-19, in guiding the state at the onset of the pandemic. Now living near Columbus, Dr. Acton is a northeast Ohio native hailing from Youngstown.  Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes, an Akron and Summit County native and resident, has referred to Dr. Acton as “the real MVP of Ohio’s coronavirus response.” Sykes was the 2020 Women’s History Project keynote speaker the

View more

ADMISSION INFO

Free

    Official Website

CONNECT WITH Summit County Historical Society

    Email
/
    Website
/
    Facebook
/

COMMENTS

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

about-artsnow

artists

groups

venue

submit

support

Featured Artist

#BandAkron Light Up Reveal

 

Curated Courthouse presents: The Art of a Pandemic

Need help with your SL365 profile? Don't know how to add an event? Check out these how-to videos.

OUR PARTNERS

 

Artsopolis Network Members: Akron OH | Austin TX | Bainbridge Island WA | Birmingham AL | Boston MA | Cape Cod MA | Cincinnati OH | Cleveland OH | Colorado Springs CO | Columbia SC | DuPage County IL | Durham NC | Essex County MA | Flagstaff AZ | Flint MI | Fort Lauderdale FL | Indianapolis IN | Kalamazoo MI | Kansas City MO | KeepMovingOKC | Macon GA | Main Line Area PA | Marin County CA | Marquette County MI | Mendocino County CA | Middlesex County NJ | Milwaukee WI | Montgomery County MD | Napa Valley CA | Nashville TN | Niagara County NY | Oklahoma City OK | Orange County CA | Orlando FL | Ottawa IL | Panama City FL | Pittsburgh PA | Providence RI | Quito, Ecuador | Richardson TX | Sacramento CA | San Antonio TX | St. Cloud MN | St. Croix Valley MN/WI | St. Johns County FL | Stillwater MN | Tallahassee FL | Tampa Bay FL | Utah | Ventura CA | York County PA