Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870-1967
Name: Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870-1967
Date: December 1, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM CST
This history reveals how wealthy women shaped the women’s movement, funding the fight for the right to vote, higher education for women, women’s labor activism, and birth control. Author Joan Marie Johnson, PhD, of Northwestern University explores the empowering advancement of women’s rights, as well as the tensions caused by inequality in a movement for equality, issues that are relevant to women today.