Preliminary schedule for conference, 1993

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Barnard College - Columbia University - 3009 Broadway * New York, NY 10027-6598

The Barnard Center for Research on Women

(212) 854-2067

As of 2/16/93 The Scholar and the Feminist Conference, April 24, 1993

Women as Chan e Makers: Building and Using olitical Power

Except if otherwise noted, all those listed have agreed to participate.


set: Anna Quindlen of The New York Times: closing address of the day.

In progress: Barbara Boxer. For opening address. Awaiting response.

Carole Mosely Braun. Awaiting response. Can call back after 2/24.


Whither Feminism Marie Wilson, Exceutive Director, Ms. Foundation Eleanor Smeal, Fund for a Feminist Majority Faye Wattleton. Former President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America Prof. Catharine R. Stimpson, Rutgers University Tanya Melich, Republican feminist consultant and analyst Jewel Jackson Mccabe, Founder, National Coalition of 100 Black Women


1) Power for Women in Cities

Carrie Saxon Perry, Mayor, Hartford, CT

Digna Sanchez, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Community

Development Agency Ronnie Eldridge, NYC Councilmember Ruth Messinger, President, Borough of Manhattan.



Barnard College ° Columbia University ° 3009 Broadway ' New York, NY 10027-6598

The Barnard Center for Research on Women

(212) 854-2067

Prof. Ester Fuchs, Barnard College

2) Health and Reproductive Rights

Prof. Eugenia Acuna, Hunter College

Barbara Gimbel, Republican lobbyist

Julia Scott, National Black Women's Health Project Prof. Rhonda Copelon, CUNY Law

3) women Lawmakers Prof. Ruth Mandel, Director, Center for the American Woman and Politics, Rutgers University

Congresswoman Marge Roukema (R)

Congresswoman Nita Lowey

New Hampshire state assemblywoman Ruth Nemzoff (D) Glenda Greenwald, WISH List.

4) Women as Judges

The Hon. Betty Ellerin, U.S. Appellate Division The Hon. Carol Berkman, New York Supreme Court Prof. Elizabeth Schneider, Brooklyn Law School

5) What Do Women Want: Polling and Politics Dr. Kathleen Francovic, CBS News

Prof. Robert Shapiro, Columbia University Celinda Lake

6) Women, Girls, Education and the State Linda Peng, Director of Task Force on Asian-American Education for New York City Board of Education Dr. Sunita Parikh, Columbia University Prof. Barbara Jackson, Fordham.

7) Health strategizing in New York city

Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, New York City Health Department.

Evelyn Longchamp, Office of Women's Health, NY Health and Hospitals Corporation

Prof. Terry Rogers, Barnard

Elyce Rackmall, CSW, Maternal/child health advocate.

8) Workshop on Building Political Careers Mary Beth Lambert, National Women's Political Caucus NY State Assemblywoman Cecile Singer.

9) Women, Poverty and Welfare



Barnard College - Columbia University - 3009 Broadway ° New York, NY 10027-6598

The Barnard Center for Research on Women

(212) 854-2067

Barbara Sabol, Commissioner, Department of Social Services, NYC Prof. Cecilia Conrad, Barnard

10) Lesbian Legal Empowerment Assemblywomen Deborah Glick Prof. Ruthann Robson, CUNY Law School

11) Women and Philanthropy Alison Bernstein, Ford Foundation Prof. Eleanor Brilliant, Social Work, Rutgers University

12) Strategies for Fighting Violence against Women Helen Neuborne, Executive Director, NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund Kris Miccio, Director, Sanctuary for Families Sujata Warrier, Coalition for Battered Women's Advocates Prof. Lynn Chancer.

13) Women and Housing

Maria Foscarinis, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

Marsha Martin, Director, Mayor's Office on Homelessness and SRO Housing. 788-2793

Prof. Susan Saegert, CUNY Grad Center

14) Media Coverage of Women

Charlayne Hunter Gault (probable; not yet definite) Prof. Michael Delli Carpini, Barnard College

Maria Hinojosa, reporter, WNPR radio

Laura Flanders, reporter, Pacifica radio

15) The Power of Women in the Media Prof. Marcia Rock, NYU Journalism Susan Zirinsky, producer, CBS Alexis Gelber, editor, Newsweek

16) The Politics of Direct Action

Prof. Tally Kampen, Barnard College

Wham (Women's Health Action Mobiliztion): Hope Forstenzer WAC: (Women's Action Coalition): Tracy Ann Essoglou Carnival Knowledge: Ame Gilbert