WomenFest Overview


Dates:  March 25-26, 2022
See Below for Each Activity
Online Location: Facebook ; YouTube
Macey Center

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About the Weekend
Inspired by Women’s History Month, NMT PAS is collaborating with a variety of campus and Socorro organizations to create a mutifaceted event.  Below is a summary of the whole weekend.

Friday-Saturday, March 25-26, 9am-7pm, Around Town
Women at Work - Visit women at their place of work and learn more about what they do.  Please rsvp with what you want to attend.
Belle Rehder, Potter3/25, 9am-11am; 3/26, 9am-12pm; NM Tech Community Education, Fine Arts Building, Canyon Drive
Cari Powell, Roots by the Rio, Cactus
3/25: 11am-5pm, 214 School of Mines 

Catherine DeMaria, Warehouse 1-10 Gallery, 3/25, 12-4pm, 110 N. Main Street, Magdalena   
Cathy Cook, El Defensor Chieftain3/25, 9am-Noon, 200 Winkler St
Diedre Vinson, Yo Mama's Grill3/25, 2-4pm, 913 N. California
Heidi Stange-Love, EMRTC--VIEW AN EXPLOSION! 3/25, 10:30am, FILLED UP as of 3/24/22 
Jeanne Dixon, Desert HerbalsAcupuncture & Herbal Healing3/26, 11am-1pm, 205B School of Mines

Judy Richardson, Artist Studio3/25, 12-4pm, 104 N. Main Street, Magdalena
Laura Barker, NMT Counseling Center3/25, 1-4pm, NM Tech Fidel Center
Pam McGroarty, Grow Four It Veggie Farm, Polvadera, 3/25, 1-4pm (must rsvp for directions)

Sharon Fullingim Art Studio,  3/25, Noon-4pm, 2310 State Road 1, Luis Lopez
Tara Jaramillo, Positive Outcomes, 3/25, 9am-5pm, 115 N. California

Friday, March 25, 1:00pm, Macey Center, Free Admission
Voices of Women: Our Climate * Our Community,
a panel of New Mexico women who work in climate change science, preesented by the American Association of University Women Socorro chapters. A reception will follow the panel in the upper lobby.  Register for Zoom Attendance

Friday, March 25, 6:00pm, Macey Center, Free Admission
Reception:  WomenFest Artist Showcase / Featuring Socorro County Women
Over 30 Socorro County Women Artists have two pieces in a variety of mediums on display in the upper lobby of Macey Center March 2-31.  Many of the artists will be at the reception, with refreshments and a cash bar.  More info HERE.

Friday, March 25, 7:30pm, Macey Center, $15/Adult; $12/Senior; $5/Youth; Free/NMT Students
PAS Concert - Two award winning New Mexican singer songwiters: G Precious, hip-hop and spoken word; and  Nacha Mendez Trio, Pan-Latin.  More Info HERE.

Saturday, March 26, 1:00pm-7:00pm, North Side & Around Macey Center
WomenFest Mall
- Inspiration stations showcasing Socorro County Women (or connected to Socorro County) organizations, businesses and individuals who serve women and/or are women in a variety of professions including Arts, STEM, Health & Well Being, business owners, as Exhibitors, Vendors, doing Demonstrations, Workshops and more. Come mingle with our amazing community of women!  See All Participants Here

Mainstage - Music concerts, dance performances, speakers & more.  Complete schedule, bios and photos HERE.

Mainstage Schedule
1:00-1:30        Julie Ford/Fullish Professors
1:35-1:45         Shelbi Etscorn
1:50-2:20        Terri Sunflower & Heartsleeve
2:25-2:40        Crystal Gutierrez – KRQE Newscaster
2:45-3:15        Val & Ben Thomas
3:20-3:30        Socorro High School Dance & Cheer Teams
3:35-4:05        Aditi Natesa - NMT Belly Dance Troupe
4:15-4:45        Colleen Gino's Horror Chicks & Lunatics
4:50-5:10        Zumba with Studio Z
5:15-6:00        Tuesdays @ 2
6:15-7:00        Tori Murillo Band

Workshop & Speaker Schedule
Lawn South of Macey Center Fountain
1:00   Yoga with Marisa Wolfe
2:00   Self-Defense with Dug Corpolongo, NMT Tai Chi Instructor
3:00   Yoga & Energy Techniques with Melissa Begay, NMT Recreation Director

Lower Lobby, Macey Center
1:30 & 3:00   Mandala Painting with Nicole

Spotlight Sessions & Workshops - Upper Lobby Macey Center

1:00   Theater Games,Theresa Apodaca, NMT Theater Professor; Science Teacher
1:30    Making Your Passion Your Profession: Publishing, Promotion & Pay Checks in the Digital Age,
           Liz Gipson, Weaver, Writer, Educator
2:00   Creating a Non-Traditional Career, Sharon Sessions, NMT Physics Professor & Outreach Director
2:30   Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within...Fast Writing, Karin Williams, Educator
           (bring a notebook or paper)
3:00   Intro to Mindfulness, Maureen Wilks, Geologist, Artist
3:30   Purposeful Travel, Vannetta Perry, Ed.D, Certified Travel Director & Guide; Soulful Traveling


Are you interested in participating in the WomenFest Mall? Email

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Betty Clark Memorial Endowment
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