August 26, 2020 4:30-5:30 PM
Learn how women fought tirelessly for over 70 years to win the right to vote and how the struggle to vote continues today. Many of the voter suppression issues of today can be understood by understanding the history of voting rights.
September 23, 2020 Noon – 1:00 pm
Understand the political and procedural barriers to voting and how they can be overcome. Former Georgia Secretary of State (and current Dean of Mercer Law School) Cathy Cox, ACLU Executive Director Andrea Young, and GSU Professor Dr. Jennifer McCoy will discuss best practices in encouraging maximum voter participation.
October 21, 2020 Noon – 1:00 pm
Learn the many ways GSU is providing opportunities to its students to seek leadership positions. WomenLead founder Dr. Nancy Mansfield and her GSU colleague Dr. Sarah Gershon will be joined by Emory Professor Dr. Pearl Dowe to discuss how to encourage young women to succeed in business, policy, and politics.
November 11, 2020 Noon – 1:00 pm
Optimistically scheduled for one week after Election Day, join the Women’s Philanthropy Network at Georgia State to discuss what the election results tell us about who voted and why. Our political experts include GSU Professor Dr. Amy Steigerwalt and Emory Professor Dr. Andra Gillespie.
August 26 was the very day that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified and FINALLY entitled women to vote. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this event, the Women’s Philanthropy Network at Georgia State University has created a series of webinars as a conversation about voting rights.
Please join us on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. for the final event in this series. Learn about what the election results tell us about who voted and why. Click here to register!