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    Women of the Manhattan Project

    Rosemary Lane and Isabelle Karle, veterans of the Manhattan Project, spoke about their different experiences with the project and the various opportunities it provided for them and other…

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    First Lady Michelle Obama Remarks on Girls' Access to Education

    First lady Michelle Obama spoke about her Let Girls Learn initiative, a Peace Corps, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and State Department partnership to help adolescent…

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    After Words with Mona Eltahawy

    Journalist Mona Eltahawy discusses her book "Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs A Sexual Revolution" She is interviewed by Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Associate Dean…

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    Book Discussion on Lucy Stone

    Sally McMillen talked about her book Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life, in which she recounts the life of abolitionist and suffragist Lucy Stone. In her book, the author contends that…

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    Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her former law clerk, current California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu, took part in a discussion on Justice…

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    Book Discussion on Contested Terrain

    Sally Kitch talked about her book, Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders, about the experiences of two professional Afghan women and their plight following years of war…

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    Women in the 1904 St. Louis Olympics

    Kendra Gage talked about the first Olympics held in the United States and the state of female athletics at the turn of the 20th century. She was interviewed at the Organization of American…

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    Women in Civil Rights Leadership

    Panelists talked about women in leadership roles in political movements for Civil Rights. They spoke about the similarities between historic struggles for Civil Rights and current…

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    Women and Leadership in Publishing

    Madeline McIntosh, Lisa Sharkey, and Bethlam Forsa talked about women and leadership in publishing. They spoke at the 2015 BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade…

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    Female Leadership in Africa

    Panelists talked about the role of women’s leadership in Africa in peace-building and development efforts. They also discussed the progress made and the risks remaining to…

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    Hillary Clinton in Columbia, South Carolina

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made her first visit to South Carolina for her 2016 campaign. She highlighted her goals for achieving equal pay for women and talked…

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    After Words with Caroline Fredrickson

    Caroline Fredrickson talked about her book Under the Bus: How Working Women are Being Run Over, in which she argues that despite many advances women in the U.S. still face many challenges…

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    Book Discussion on Ashley's War

    Gayle Lemmon talked about her book, Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield, about the U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s…

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    Working Mothers

    Lisa Endlich Heffernan talked about a piece she wrote for Vox, “In Defense of the Mommy Track.” The article highlights policy changes some companies were enacting to attract and…

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    Women Aviators During World War II

    Lincoln Hallowell and Judith Berdy talked about American Women aviators, engineers, and air field personnel who served during World War II. Mr. Hallowell argued that these women…

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    Book Discussion on Soldier Girls

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and…

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    Women's Suffrage and the Temperance Movement

    Panelists talked about how the late 19th and early 20th century temperance and suffrage movements complemented each other and led to increased economic, social, and political activity by…

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    Women in Combat, Defense Department Officials

    Pentagon representatives assessed the status of integrating women into combat roles since the 2013 rescission of the Defense Department’s ground combat policy that automatically…

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    Women in Combat, Firsthand Accounts of Women

    Panelists gave firsthand accounts of women who had participated in combat, including as part of Cultural Support Teams. Gayle Lemmon was the author Ashley’s War: The Untold Story…

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    Women and Camaraderie in the Military

    Panelists talked about unit cohesion in the military and the ways the concept has been instrumental in excluding women from combat. They focused on research showing that camaraderie…

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