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Community Women Address Politics and Activism for Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, five local women will address the topic Women, Politics and Activism, during a panel presentation and open dialogue at Duquesne University.

The discussion will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in Room 613 of the Duquesne Union.

The panelists include:

  • Natalia Rudiak, Pittsburgh City Councilwoman
  • Diana Irey Vaughn, Washington County Commissioner
  • Scilla Warhaftig, director of the Pennsylvania State Program of the American Friends Service Committee
  • Sister Patricia McCann, archivist at Carlow University
  • Heather Arnet, chief executive officer of the Women and Girls Foundation.

For more information, contact 412.396.1527.

Women's History Month is co-sponsored by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies, the McAnulty College NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities), the Office of the Provost and the Departments of English, History and Political Science.

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