Inspired by the National Women’s History Project, Hostos’s 2018 Women’s History Month theme is, Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. The first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate of the U.S., Amanda Gorman comes to Hostos to perform her spoken word poetry and speak about her work empowering girls’ voices around the globe. All are invited to experience an empowering session with one of the nation’s most promising activists and change makers.