Monthly Meeting Programs
This year, our focus is on women who have made an impact—in the past and the present. We hope you enjoy hearing from these Cape Cod women who are making waves out in the world!
September 8, 2022
Exploring the South along the Historic Natchez Trace
Deborah Clark & Sue Simpson
Join us on our slow-paced drive on the 440-mile Natchez Trace from lively Nashville to gracious Natchez. Originally a Native American path, it was vital in the expansion of our country, used by explorers, traders, and soldiers.
October 13, 2021
The Maria Mitchell Association of Nantucket
Joanna Roche, Executive Director, Maria Mitchell Association
Nantucket native Maria Mitchell was an astronomer, naturalist, librarian, and educator. After discovering a comet in 1847 she achieved many firsts, including appointment as one of the first professors at Vassar College. The Maria Mitchell Association today conducts research and science programming on Nantucket.
November 10, 2021
Dolphin communication: fact and fiction
Laela Sayigh, PhD., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/ Hampshire College
Do dolphins communicate with a complex form of language? Dr. Sayigh has been studying whale and dolphin communication for 35 years. She will share some history of the study of dolphin communication, and our current state of knowledge.
December 8, 2021
Annual Holiday Program
January 12, 2022
Women in the Fishing Industry
Shareen Davis is an artist, foodie and Chatham Select Board Member who also happens to have 35 years in the fishing industry. Come hear her discuss what it has been like as a woman in this quirky and male-dominated field.
February 9, 2022
March 9, 2022
Katherine McClellan, EdD.,
Instructor Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Mass Maritime is one of the oldest and best maritime schools in the US. Its alumni/ae move cargo and passengers around the world, encountering unique challenges and dangers. Come hear Chatham resident Katie McClellan talk about the school and the growing role of women in this field.