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Transforming Lives-Women’s Leadership Interview Project

An Interview with June Cross

Prerana Narahari & Pooja Seshadri: What was your childhood like growing up?

June Cross: I was born in New York City in 1954. In the fifties, when I was born, it was very difficult for my mother to be raising a brown-skinned child read more
An Interview with Brittney Cooper

Bhupali Kulkarni & Meera Murti: Can you tell us about your work ?

Brittney Cooper: My primary job is as Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies here at Rutgers. read more
An Interview with Cheryl Clarke

Nia Allen-Lee & Katerín Fernández: When and where did you grow up?

Cheryl Clarke: I grew up in Washington, D.C. and I was born in Washington, D.C. I lived there until I graduated from Howard University in 1969 and came to New Jersey. read more

An Interview with Billie Jean King, Founder of the Women's Tennis Association, the Women's Sports Foundation, and owner of World Team Tennis.
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Rebecca Granet, Class of 2013
Edited by Nicholas Salazer
An Interview with Dr. Gloria Bachmann, Director of the Women's Health Institute at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Chief of the OB/GYN Service at Robert Wood Johnson University.
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Fariha Siddiqui, Class of 2012
Edited by Nicholas Salazer
An Interview with CEO and President at Calvert Asset Management Company, Inc. Barbara Krumsiek
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Seungwon Kim, Class of 2011
Edited by Nicholas Salazer

An Interview with writer, speaker and technologist, Samhita Mukhopadhyay
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Arabelle Sicardi, Class of 2014
Edited by Nicholas Salazer

An Interview with the Senior Advisor and President of the IWHC Adrienne Germain
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Nadia Khan, Class of 2012
Edited by Nicholas Salazer

An Interview with the executive director of New Labor, Marien Casillas Pabellon
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Lesley Pairol, Class of 2011
Edited by Nicholas Salazer

An Interview with cultural anthropologist and social activist, Catherine Stanford
Conducted by IWL Leadership Scholar Anna Zailik, Class of 2012
Edited by Nicholas Salazer
An Interview with coordinator of the Healing and Transformative Justice Project in the American Friends Service Committee, Bonnie Kerness
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Beth Breslaw, Class of 2011
Edited by Nicholas Salazer
An Interview with Founder and President of the Women’s Learning Partnership, Executive Director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies, Mahnaz Afkhami
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Hera Mir, Class of 2011
Edited by Nicholas Salazer
An Interview with Merritt and Martha DeJo2ng Artist in Residence, Pat Brentano
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Alexandra Pacia
Edited by Alexandra Pacia
An Interview with American Cartoonist, Alison Bechdel
Conducted by Leadership Scholar Mimi Zander, Class of 2011
Edited by Nicholas Salazer
An Interview with award-winning artist, writer and social activist, Faith Ringgold
Conducted by Rutgers Leadership Scholar Karin Zahavi
Edited by Pilar Timpane

An Interview with the head coach of the Rutgers University women’s basketball team, Coach C. Vivian Stringer
Conducted by Rutgers Leadership Scholar Vanity Jenkins
Edited by Pilar Timpane
An Interview with senior scholar and founder of the Institute of Women’s Leadership, Mary S. Hartman
Conducted by Rutgers Leadership Scholar Nancy Santucci
Edited by Pilar Timpane
An Interview with the former governor of New Jersey, Christine Todd Whitman
Conducted by Rutgers Leadership Scholar Justine Del Gaudio
Edited by Pilar Timpane

An interview with internationally renowned women’s human rights activist, Charlotte Bunch
Conducted by Rutgers Leadership Scholar Suzan Sanal
Edited by Pilar Timpane