Susan and Michael J. Angelides Lecture


Established with a generous endowment gift from Susan and Michael J. Angelides to the Institute for Women’s Leadership, the Angelides Lecture Series brings to campus distinguished women leaders for an annual public lecture. Angelides Lecturers provide students, faculty, and the wider community with opportunities to learn from women leaders who are making a difference in society. 

Previous Angelides Lecturers have included:

  • Pramila Jayapal, U.S. Congresswoman, Washington's 7th District
  • Jasmina Dervisevic-Cesic, Bosnian refugee, author
  • Michel Martin, Journalist and news correspondent
  • Rebecca Traister, Author, writer-at-large for New York Magazine
  • Farai Chideya, Reporter, political and cultural analyst, and educator
  • Eve Ensler, Playwright, performer, feminist, and activist
  • Ava DuVernay, Film director, producer, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor
  • Gloria Steinem, Journalist, author, and feminist activist
  • Geena Davis, Actress, film producer, founder of the Geena Davis Institute for Women in Media
  • Isabel Wilkerson, Journalist and author
  • Anna Deavere Smith, Actress, playwright, and professor
  • Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and political activist
  • Samantha Power, Author, former US Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Anne Mulcahy, Former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation

View videos of previous Angelides lectures here.



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