Webinar: “Betty Friedan’s 100th Birthday: Moving the Legacy Forward”

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 4, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Labor History / Studies, Oral History, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Join us for a free webinar to celebrate Betty Friedan and her legacy. Author, Journalist, Educator, Activist. A visible, ardent, and important advocate for women’s rights, dubbed the “mother” of the modern women’s movement. Author of The Feminine Mystique, 1963. A founder and first president of NOW. She organized the Women’s Strike for Equality on August 26, 1970 on the 50th anniversary of women’s suffrage, to raise awareness about gender discrimination. A co-founder of the National Women’s Political Caucus with Congresswoman Bella Abzug, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and Gloria Steinem in 1971. She published six books, taught at New York University and the University of Southern California, and lectured widely at women’s conferences around the world.

Register for this free event by going to https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6UTFxG4MRyaie7JRuxgwSQ

Time

Feb 4, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 
Speakers include:

·      U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren

·      U.S. Senator Charles Schumer

·      Gloria Steinem, founder of Ms. Magazine

·      Gail Collins, author/journalist 

·      Christian Nunes, NOW president 

·      Jonathan Friedan, son 

·      Emily Friedan, daughter

·      Heather Booth, activist

·      Eleanor Pam, VFA president 

·      Muriel Fox, NOW co-founder and VFA chair 

 

 

Contact Info: 

Jodi Moran, Pioneer Histories Project

Veteran Feminists of America