WCW in Retrospect: A Conversation with Barbara Newell, Wellesley College President (1972-1980) Moderated by NPR's Linda Wertheimer and WCW's Layli Maparyan
Sep 27 \ 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. \ Clapp Library Lecture Room, Wellesley College
Part of the Wellesley Centers for Women Lunchtime Seminar Series
During her time as president of Wellesley College, Barbara Newell, Ph.D., an economist and ardent advocate for women's education and economic equity, founded what would later become the Wellesley Centers for Women. Throughout its history, the Centers was home to hundreds of research and action projects that have informed public policy, influenced practices, and shaped public opinion. During this seminar, NPR's Linda Wertheimer, and WCW's Layli Maparyan, Ph.D., will interview and discuss with President Newell her motivation for founding the Centers, her reflections on its early work and impact, and her hopes for its future. There will be a special introduction by current Wellesley College President Paula A. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H.
About the Wellesley Centers for Women Lunchtime Seminar Series:
Seminars are free and open to the public, no RSVP required.
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