NWHM Speakers Bureau

Book a lecturer from the National Women’s History Museum for your next event.

The NWHM Speakers Bureau connects you with scholars, authors, museum professionals, historians, and storytellersall uniquely qualified to provide historical context to pertinent contemporary issues. Engage in dialogue, build community, and explore today’s most relevant issues through the lens of women’s history.

Invite an NWHM speaker to present to your community on a diverse array of American women’s history topics by booking a presentation with available Q&A. To learn more about the NWHM Speakers Bureau program, including associated fees, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page BEFORE submitting a request. Explore our speakers and their areas of expertise below, and click here to submit an inquiries and requests form.

https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2017-06/catallgor.jpg? | Catherine Allgor, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/catherine-allgor | Catherine Allgor is president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. |
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-05/Black%2C%20Allida.jpeg | Allida Black, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/allida-black | Allida Black is a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Miller Center for Public Affairs. |
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-05/Julie%20Des%20Jardins%20Square.png | Julie Des Jardins, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/julie-des-jardins | Julie Des Jardins is a historian of American women and gender who has taught and written extensively in the field, particularly on the history of women in the professions.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-05/Lorri%20Glover.png | Lorri Glover, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/lorri-glover | Lorri Glover is the John Francis Bannon Endowed Chair, Department of History, Saint Louis University.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2023-04/Frederique_Irwin_headshot_046_rev_LI%20copy.jpeg | Frédérique Irwin | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/frederique-campagne-irwin | Frédérique Irwin is president and CEO of the National Women's History Museum.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-05/Louise%20W.%20Knight.png | Louise (Lucy) W. Knight, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/louise-lucy-w-knight | Louise (Lucy) W. Knight is an author, lecturer, and historian. She has written two biographies of Jane Addams.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2022-10/Jennifer%20L.%20Morgan%20Headshot.png | Jennifer L. Morgan, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/jennifer-l-morgan-phd | Jennifer L. Morgan is professor of history in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-07/Bonnie%20Morris%281%29.png | Bonnie J. Morris, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/bonnie-j-morris | Bonnie J. Morris is a scholar of women's studies. She completed a Ph.D. in women's history at Binghamton University and has taught at various universities across the country.
/sites/default/files/images/2022-09/Kim-Nilsen2.jpg | Kim Nielsen, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/kim-nielsen-phd | Kim E. Nielsen is Distinguished Professor of Disability Studies and History at the University of Toledo (Ohio).
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-05/Alison%20M.%20Parker.png | Alison M. Parker, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/alison-m-parker | Alison M. Parker is the chair of the History Department at the University of Delaware.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2022-09/Rose%20S%20-%20Rae%20Images-057%20EDIT%26CROPPED.jpg | Rose Stremlau, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/rose-stremlau-phd | Rose Stremlau, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor, Departments of History & Gender and Sexuality Studies, Davidson College.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-05/Marjorie%20J.%20Spruill.png | Marjorie J. Spruill, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/marjorie-j-spruill | Marjorie J. Spruill is a professor of history at the University of South Carolina. She is recognized in the U.S. and abroad as a leading authority on the women’s movement.
https://www.womenshistory.org/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-05/Deborah%20Gray%20White.png | Deborah Gray White, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/deborah-gray-white | Deborah Gray White is the Board of Governors Professor of History and Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.
/sites/default/files/styles/main_image/public/images/2021-07/Judy%20Tzu-Chun%20Wu%282%29.png | Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ph.D. | https://www.womenshistory.org/about-us/our-people/judy-tzu-chun-wu | Judy Tzu-Chun Wu is a professor of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine and the director of the Humanities Center.