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7:00 pm

From Managerial Void to the Medical Mile: The Evolving Roles of Women and the Enduring Presence of History

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Fleshing out the history of women founders of early Grand Rapids medical institutions, Julia Bouwkamp will reveal a pattern where they were pushed from the centers of organizations they had created to the more feminine realm of nursing. Despite their marginalization, these nineteenth-century women exploited limiting ideas about gender to continue the expansion and sophistication […]

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