Women and Political Power in the Humphrey Era and Today
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)
Minneapolis, United States
Debra Fitzpatrick, director of the Center on Women and Public Policy, will convene a group of prominent women political leaders will share historic and contemporary views of the landscape and provide models for moving ahead in the decades to come. to discuss how women’s political fortunes have changed over the past several decades.
The discussion, part of an ongoing series celebrating Hubert H. Humphrey’s legacy, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, in the Humphrey Forum. The event is free and open to the public.
Welcome - Associate Dean Greg Lindsey
Introductory Overview and Election Review
Debra Fitzpatrick, director of the Center on Women and Public Policy
Amy Brenengen, director of the Legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women
Humphrey Era: The Legacy of Coya Knutson, Minnesota's first female member of Congress
Bille Young, historian, Coya Knutson biographer, and author of Minnesota Women in Politics
Models for Progress
Representative Mindy Greiling on recruiting women as candidates and the power of numbers
Mayor Elizabeth Kautz on local government as a model for working together
Observations and moderated discussion
Arvonne Fraser, Center on Women and Public Policy founder and senior fellow emerita
Lunch provided for those who RSVP.