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Karenna Gore Schiff, “Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America"
Date Thursday February 16
Time 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location Details
World Affairs Council
312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Auditorium
San Francisco
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorKay Sato
Event @ the World Affairs Council, 2/16

What: “Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America"

Who: Karenna Gore Schiff, Director of Community Affairs for the Association to Benefit Children; former attorney with Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett; and author of Lighting the Way

Event: Karenna Gore Schiff, the eldest daughter of Al and Tipper Gore, has written a collective biography of nine outstanding American women of the 20th century - Ida B. Wells, Mother Jones, Alice Hamilton, Frances Perkins, Virginia Durr, Septima Clark, Dolores Huerta, Helen Rodriguez-Trias, and Gretchen Buchenholz. She profiles trail-blazing women who fought to combat racism, cruelty to children, pollution, disease, bigotry, and poverty, and to challenge the limits put on women as public leaders.

When: Thursday, February 16; Check In: 11:30 AM, Program: 12:00 PM

Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Auditorium, San Francisco

Admission Costs: Council and BASF members: $20,
Nonmembers: $30, Students: $10 (with lunch)

Info: (415) 293-4600,,
Added to the calendar on Monday Jan 23rd, 2006 2:23 PM

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