Talking Leadership: Conversations with American Women Leaders

Talking Leadership is a series of conversations with prominent women leaders conducted by Mary S. Hartman, founding director of the Institute for Women's Leadership Consortium, and Ruth B. Mandel, director of the Eagleton Institute of Politics and former director of Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics.

The Honorable Carol Moseley Braun

U.S. Senator (D-IL), 1993-99, Candidate for President in Democratic Primaries, 2004

The Honorable Karen Clark

Minnesota State Representative (DFL), 1980-Present

Betty Friedan

Author, The Feminine Mystique, Women’s Rights Activist

The Honorable Jeane Kirkpatrick, PhD.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, 1981-85

The Honorable Sheila James Kuehl

California Assemblywoman (D) 1994-2000, California State Senator, 2000-08

Sarah Weddington, Esq.

Attorney, Represented Jane Roe before U.S. Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade (1973)

The Honorable Shirley A. Chisholm

U.S. Congresswoman (D-NY), 1969-83, Candidate for President in Democratic Primaries, 1972

The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, Esq.

Delegate to Congress (D-DC), 1991-Present

The Honorable Barbara Roberts

Governor of Oregon (D), 1991-95

The Honorable Gwen Moore

California Assemblywoman (D), 1978-94

The Honorable Geraldine A. Ferraro

U.S. Congresswoman (D-NY), 1979-85, Democratic Nominee for Vice President, 1984


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