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How Women Become Political

Date: Monday, October 7, 2013

Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: John Hancock Hall, 180 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA

. Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change. 617-521-2480

Simmons College and The Grimke Event Committee Present an Open Forum on:

"How Women Become Political"

Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Angelina Grimke's address to the Massachusetts State Legislature, the first time in the United States that a woman addressed a legislative body.

Speakers and Panelists Include:
Gloria Steinem
Feminist, Activist, Author

Elizabeth Warren
U.S. Senator for Massachusetts

Ayanna Pressley

Boston City Councilor at-Large

Kerry Healey
President of Babson College & Former Lieutenant Governor

Ambassador Swanee Hunt
Chair, Political Parity


Free and open to the public - RSVP at:

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Sponsors: Simmons College, Political Parity and Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Elizabeth Driehaus from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Ms. Foundation, Barbara Lee

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS TO DATE: Access Strategies Fund * Boston Women's Heritage Trail * Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women * The City of Boston Women's Commission * Emerge Massachusetts * League of Women Voters of Massachusetts * the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators * the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women * the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus * Oiste * Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts * the Women's Fund of Rhode Island * Women's Pipeline for Change

Contact Information

For more information about upcoming events, or about organizing a program or event, contact:

Diane Hammer

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