Lectures and Seminars

Public Lectures and Student Leadership Seminars

Engage in the Weissman Center’s 2012-13 lecture series “Women at the Helm: What is Our Obligation?” and be inspired by leading women who are making a difference in politics, public policy, and social justice advocacy.

Women and the 2012 Elections: A Strategy for Closing the Political Leadership Gap
Mary Hughes ’74, Founder and Director, The 2012 Project
Thursday, September 27
4:30 PM
New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall
Free and open to the public

Diplomacy: On the Front Lines of Public Service
Ambassador June Carter Perry
Tuesday, January 29
7:00 PM
Gamble Auditorium, Art Building
Free and open to the public

Lilly Ledbetter and Her Fight for Equal Pay
Lilly Ledbetter, Equal Pay Champion
with Marcia Greenberger, National Women’s Law Center; Judith Lichtman, National Partnership for Women and Families; Judith Lonnquist ’62, Northwest Women’s Law Center; and Mariko Chang, author/scholar on women and discrimination.
Tuesday, February 26
7:00 PM
Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall
Free and open to the public

Student Leadership Seminar
Keep on Keepin’ On: Perseverance and Social Change
Marcia Greenberger, Judith Lichtman, Judith Lonnquist ’62, and Mariko Chang
Tuesday, February 26
Willits-Hallowell
Pre-registration required
Join lawyers, advocates, and scholars in a conversation on resilience to move forward social issues such as equal pay for women.