Women's History Month TOWN OF APEX

Women’s History Month is observed and celebrated from March 1st through March 31st of each year. The month celebrates and encourages the study of the vital role women have played in American history, culture and society. Women’s History Month began in 1981 when Congress authorized the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 Congress authorized the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month.

Round Table Discussion

Women’s Issues: A Dialogue of the past, the present, and empowering the future.

  • Thursday March 25, 2021
  • 5:00 pm
  • Livestreamed on the Town's YouTube Channel
  • See bios for featured speakers
  • For questions contact Tesa Silver, tesa.silver@apexnc.org or 919-249-3303.

Submit Your Documents, Photos, and Videos

The Town of Apex is proud and honored to celebrate Women’s History Month. The Town invites all residents to submit their documents, videos, and photos of women who have contributed to the Apex community, the State of North Carolina or society as a whole in honor of Women’s History Month. Please submit any contributions via the button below, and direct any questions to the Deputy Town Clerk, Tesa Silver, at 919-249-3303 or tesa.silver@apexnc.org

Art Exhibit at the Halle Cultural Arts Center

  • Art Show Title: Skipping Stones & Wishing Wells
  • Start Date: March 12, 2021 6:00 to 8:00 pm
  • Featuring female artists: Jenny Eggleston and Margo Bozarth, (sisters, figurative artists exploring abstraction)

Your Women's History Entries

Tahira "Abi" Hyman

Tahira “Abi” Hyman is an Apex Friendship alumni who began her work in Apex, NC as a high school student. Abi began raising an awareness for substance abuse in 2017 at Apex Friendship High School. She was award the Top Apex Think Award in 2018. In 2020, she hosted Apex, NC first Juneteenth event to shine light on a very important holiday in American History and she continued her passion for helping the community by becoming a task force member on the Mayor Substance Misuse Task Force in 2021. Her efforts to help the youth and minority community in Apex, NC is impactful and doesn’t go unnoticed.

Learn more about Women's History Month!