International Women's Day Celebration with Female Ambassadors to the U.S. Wednesday, March 4, 6PM

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To commemorate Women's History Month and in advance of International Women's Day, please join American University's Women & Politics Institute for a special conversation about women's political participation around the world with female ambassadors representing their countries in the United States. 

Speakers include:

H.E. Ambassador Hunaina Sultan Al Mughairy of Oman
H.E. Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana of Rwanda
H.E. Ambassador Roya Rahmani of Afghanistan
H.E. Ambassador Bergdís Ellertsdóttir of Iceland
Betsy Fischer Martin, Executive Director of the Women & Politics Institute will moderate the discussion.

Reception to follow. 

American University Main Campus, School of International Service Founders Room

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Suffrage Centennial Book Talk Monday, March 23, 5PM

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Please join the Women & Politics Institute for a conversation with American University Scholar-In-Residence and alumna Dr. Johanna Neuman (Ph.D. '16) about her book, And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote. In this story of female activism, Dr. Neuman explores the long struggle for women’s suffrage, shedding new light on how women finally won the vote, against all odds.

WPI Instructor and Executive Director of Women In Government Lucy Gettman will facilitate the conversation.

Book-signing and reception with author will follow. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

American University Main Campus, Kerwin Hall, Room 301

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  • March 23: Book Talk: And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote
  • April 9: Book Talk: The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress

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