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Sister 4 Sister’s Women’s History Month events

Sister 4 Sister will have a display on the Orange Carpet and will host a home-cooked dinner in celebration of Women’s History Month.

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Livestream with Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg

During this Livestream, Sheryl Sandberg will discuss her hopes for the next generation of women leaders and answer students’ questions. Sandberg’s book, Lean In, examines why women’s progress has stalled in the job market and what holds women back, while offering solutions to help women achieve their full potential. This conversation on gender will start the discussion to work toward closing the leadership gap and educating our future generation of leaders. Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Beijing room in Thomas Commons.

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Internships in D.C. and China inspire education reform career

Three significant internships–combined with majors in international relations, women’s studies, and politics–led Lisa Chen to a career in educational policy, beginning with teaching in one of the country’s most challenging schools.

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Dinner with a Doula

A doula is a mother’s advocate. Doulas provide emotional and physical support for mothers before, during, and after birth and make sure that the mother’s wishes are followed during labor.

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Cornell College hosting discussion of same sex marriage decision

A little more than a year after a unanimous Supreme Court decision that made Iowa the first state in the Midwest to allow same-sex marriage, Cornell College is hosting a discussion of the impact that decision has had.

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Environmental activist and former VP candidate to speak at Feminist Symposium

Winona LaDuke, a Native American environmental activist and two-time Vice-presidential candidate for the Green Party, will give the keynote speech at Cornell College’s annual Feminist Symposium on Saturday, March 13.

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What’s your story?: Annie Schneider ’11

Colorado Springs native Annie Schneider is fond of saying that she’s the rebel of her family. Only this rebel has a cause.

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Harvard-bound Sang feels ‘empowered’ by Cornell

A broad range of coursework and activism have led Caroline Sang ’08 to the pursue a masters in theological studies at the Harvard Divinity School, focusing on women, gender and sexuality in religion. At Cornell, she majored in women’s studies and sociology/anthropology, with a minor in religion. She plans to later pursue a doctorate in […]

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Clemente researched public health in Indian slums

Leah Clemente confirmed her desire to work in public health by spending five months in Pune, India in late 2007 as part of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s India Studies Program. Her adventure included a research project in the Pune slums with Uplift, a grassroots organization focused on preventative health care and the eradication […]

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Internships fuel Fricke’s passion for civil rights activism

Amber Fricke entered Cornell determined to work for social justice, particularly related to reproductive freedom, and she created her own special studies major in politics, women’s studies, and ethnic studies. But a range of experiences in and beyond the classroom have expanded her vision of how to become an effective advocate.

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