From Managerial Void to the Medical Mile:
The Evolving Roles of Women and the Enduring Presence of History
Fleshing out the history of women founders of early Grand Rapids medical institutions, GGRWHC's 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 of our medical world.
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7:00pm
Ryerson Auditorium, Grand Rapids Public Library
Co-sponsored by the Greater Grand Rapids Women’s History Council,
the Grand Rapids Historical Society, & the Grand Rapids Public Library