The 1970s and Women in Politics
Democrat Pat Schroeder of Colorado talked about the obstacles that women and other minorities faced in the 1970s, and described her work as a representative at the height of the women’s movement. She served in the U.S. Congress for 24 years. When she was first elected in 1972, she was a 32-year-old mother of two young children. When she arrived in Washington, she was one of only fourteen women in the House. close
People in this video
- History Colorado CenterHistory Colorado Center
Women Leaders in the Media
Panelists talked about various strategies to improve the use of broadband services by minorities, women and families.
Landscape and Challenges for Women in Finance
Women executives in the financial industry talked about their professional experiences and obstacles to promotion women…
U.S. House Women
Female representatives talked about the economic hardships faced by women around the country.
Celebration of Democratic Women
A reception was held to celebrate the power of women and the 88th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Prominent elected women talked about…