Lisa Birnbach (’78) moderator: Panelists included fellow Brown alumnae: Bess Kalb (’10), writer, Jimmy Kimmel Live!; Susan Cheever (’65) author, Drinking in America: Our Secret History; and Amy Sohn (’95), author, Run Catch Kiss.
On May 5 and 6, 2017, more than 700 Brown alumnae returned to campus for the two-day 125 Years of Women at Brown Conference, with attendees ranging from graduating classes in the 1950s through the most recent Class of 2016. During a series of panels, seminars and gatherings with fellow alumnae leaders in the education, public policy, government, technology and nonprofit sectors, conference attendees celebrated the historic moment and examined the evolving role of women at Brown and in the world.
OUR TURN - WOMEN LEADING ACADEMIA: OcTober 16, 2015
Did you know that women lead half of the Ivy League, many elite liberal arts colleges and giant public systems?
Thank you to all who attended our event, In Conversation with Lisa Birnbach: OUR TURN - Women Leading Academia at NYC’s 92nd Street Y. Lisa's esteemed panelists, Christina Paxson, President, Brown University; Biddy Martin, president, Amherst College; Amy Gutmann, president, University of Pennsylvania; Nancy Cantor, Chancellor, Rutgers University-Newark helped to create a lively and significant discussion.