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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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    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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    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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    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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    Women in Combat, Panel on Standards

    Panelists discussed the different approaches military organizations had taken to setting and validating gender-neutral occupational standards for combat.  “Getting Standards…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke before an audience of Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) students in Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall. He talked about the need for…

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    Women's Workplace Issues

    Veronique de Rugy and Vicki Shabo talked about workplace issues affecting women, including paycheck inequality, family leave policy, and pregnancy discrimination. They also talked…

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    President Obama on Gender and the Workplace

    President Obama spoke at a town hall meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, about policies affecting women in the workplace, including pay equity and family and medical leave. President…

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    Women's Issues

    USA Today White House reporter David Jackson was interviewed by telephone about work by the Obama administration on women’s issues, including paycheck fairness, family and paid leave,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments from women viewers on the question: “What is your top public policy issue?” David Jackson spoke by phone about Obama administration…

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    Women and the Economy

    Carly Fiorina spoke about a range of issues, including her business leadership experience, and ongoing international security, defense, and economic concerns of the United…

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    Book Discussion on The Feminine Voice of Islam

    Professor Najwa Raouda talked about her book, The Feminine Voice of Islam: Muslim Women in America, about the challenges of being female and Muslim in the U.S. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

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