General Museum Hours of Operation:
Wednesday - Sunday
12:00 - 4:00 pm

2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: (619) 233-7963
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Request A Speaker

The Women's Museum of California's Speakers Bureau is a dynamic corps of academics, professionals, and community leaders. Our speakers are experts on a variety of subjects including San Diego women of note, women and activism, women and the military, American women's history, American First Ladies, and the International Women's Movement.


Speakers are available to travel to community meetings and classrooms. We do our best to follow up with your request within a week, but we ask that you allow our planning team 1-2 weeks to review your application. Our Event Organizer will contact you regarding your request by phone or by email once your application has been reviewed. We enjoy working with the community and look forward to working with you soon.


Speaker Fee: $100, benefiting our educational programming for underserved youth




Meet Our Speakers


Dr. Sue Gonda is a professor of history and women's studies and an experienced and entertaining presenter specializing in American Women’s History. She has presented widely on topics ranging from women’s fashion and health and the crime of early American “seduction” to women’s roles in U.S. wars and more.

Dr. Gloria G. Harris began her career as a clinical psychologist in the early seventies after receiving her doctorate from the University of Washington.  Dr. Harris has been appointed to numerous boards and commissions and previously served as chair of the San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women and the County Mental Health Board. An inductee to the San Diego Women’s Hall of Fame, Dr. Harris is a co-author of Women Trailblazers of California (2012) and Remarkable Women of San Diego (2016).

Anne Hoiberg is a writer, speaker and research psychologist. Anne has written and presented extensively on women's health, women in the military, domestic violence, alcohol abuse, health promotion, workman's compensation cost containment, stress related disease and role of military in society.

Ashley Gardner has been the Executive Director of the Women's Museum of California since 2002 and brings a wealth of knowledge about the founding and evolution of the Women's Museum from 1983 to the present.  A former radio and television host, Ashley presents in a natural speaking style with humor that is bound to entertain an audience.


For more information, please email