Women's Studies Department

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The United States is the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world and influences international policy. It turns out that Native American communities have the potential to generate up to one half of present US electrical consumption through producing power from the wind. This is the alternative to both military intervention into oil rich countries, and represents the potential for ecological sustainability.
2013 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Nina Totenberg , Legal Correspondent at NPR. Totenberg will discuss the current U.S. Supreme Court and its impact on women in the U.S. Nina Totenberg is widely recognized for her coverage of legal affairs and the Supreme Court and she is also a regular panelist on 'Inside Washington,' a weekly syndicated public affairs television program. This event is co-sponsored by Center for the Education of Women Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund, Gerald R.
2008 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm