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    Book Discussion on Political Women and American Democracy

    Karen Beckwith, co-editor of Political Women and American Democracy, talked about women and gender in American politics. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    National Organization for Women 50th Anniversary

    Founding members of the National Organization for Women celebrated the group’s 50th anniversary. They spoke about the need for a network of feminist activists in the 1960s and…

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    Book Discussion on Sex Object

    Columnist Jessica Valenti talked about her book Sex Object: A Memoir, in which she looks at how sexism impacts the lives of women.

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    Independent Women's Forum Annual Summit, Workplace Equality Panel

    Panelists talked about improving equality in the workplace, focusing on an Independent Women’s Forum report that offers solutions for pay equity, discrimination, and paid…

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    After Words with Nathalia Holt

    Nathalia Holt talked about her book Rise of the Rocket Girls, in which she chronicles an elite group of women’s contributions to rocket design, space exploration, and the first…

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    Women in the Late-19th Century

    Professor Heather Cox Richardson talked about the new roles women assumed in the workforce and in politics during the late-19th century. She described the gains women made in fields…

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    2015 WNBA Champions

    President Obama welcomed members of the Minnesota Lynx to the White House to honor the team for winning the 2015 WNBA championship win, their third in five years. He also spoke briefly…

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    Book Discussion on Tea Party Women

    Professor Melissa Deckman talked about her book Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right, in which he discusses the women behind the…

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    Conservative Women's Conference, Part 1

    Panelists gave advice on career and best practices for young women coming out of college. “Learning To Adult: Professional Development Advice For Millennials” was the third…

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    Stanford University Sexual Assault Victim Impact Statement

    A bipartisan group of House members read in full the victim impact statement from the victim in a controversial Stanford University sexual assault case.

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    Future of the Girl Scouts

    Anna Maria Chávez talked about the future of the Girl Scouts , and about the need for more investment in girls and young women. She also responded to written questions from members of…

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    Discussion on Women

    Lindy West, author of Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman; Rebecca Traister, author of All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation; and LaShonda Katrice…

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    Sexual Assault on College Campuses

    Kristen Lombardi talked by video from New York City about the recent Stanford University sexual assault case in which a varsity swimmer assaulted an unconscious woman and the controversy…

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    Independent Women's Forum Annual Summit, College Culture Panel

    Panelists talked about college campus culture. Topics included campus sexual assaults, free speech, and college safe spaces. New York Post columnist Naomi Schaefer Riley moderated…

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    Independent Women's Forum Annual Summit, 2016 Election Panel

    Panelists discussed women voters and the 2016 presidential campaigns. The panelists included former speechwriters for first lady Nancy Reagan and President George W. Bush. Sabrina…

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    Independent Women's Forum Annual Summit, Networking

    Sarah Ferrara hosted a networking session co-sponsored by the State Policy Network.  “Speed Networking” was part of the Independent Women’s Forum annual Women Lead…

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    Independent Women's Forum Annual Summit, Caren Merrick Remarks

    Caren Merrick talked about how she overcame financial challenges, graduated from college, and started her own company. She said a lack of flexibility prevents many women from achieving…

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    Book Discussion on Beyond Combat

    Heather Marie Stur talked about her book, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era, about the different roles played by both American and Vietnamese women during the Vietnam…

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    World War II Home Front

    Professor Kat Williams talked about women and life on the home front during World War II. She described the role of women in aiding the war effort in factories and military auxiliary…

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    Book Discussion on Mary McGrory and Fair Labor Lawyer

    John Norris, author of Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, and Marlene Trestman, author of Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate…

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