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For Immediate Release
March 18, 2014

IPFW Celebrates Women's History Month with an Evening of Cultural Expression

Key Info

  • Women's History Month Event
  • "An Evening of Cultural Expression"
  • Thursday, March 27, 7-9 p.m.
  • Walb International Ballroom, IPFW Campus
  • Free and open to the public; members of the media are invited to attend and cover this event

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne's (IPFW) Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Indiana-Purdue Student Government Association (IPSGA), and the Three Rivers Art Center for Kids (TRACK) invite the public to a special community event for Women's History Month, Thursday, March 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Walb Union International Ballroom.

"An Evening of Cultural Expression" will feature speakers, live music, a dance performance, live theatre, and refreshments.

The evening will include:

  • Keynote address by Maleah Heck, "Generations of Women in My Family"
  • Presentation on "Destiny's Law," which would increase the penalties on anyone who harms or kills a child
  • Live performance by the Mimi Burns Band
  • Performance by the Fort Wayne Dance Collective
  • Premiere reading of "Angel Fire," written by TRACK founder Terry Doran
  • Performances by IPFW organizations: the Dancin' Dons, We Defy Dance Crew, and the D Sharp Show Choir
  • View event schedule

For more information visit the IPFW event calendar or contact Christopher Riley, assistant director of multicultural services, at 260-481-6847 or