Women in Politics: Moving Toward an Equitable Future
Distinguished Visiting Speaker Dr. Dana Brown is the Executive Director of the PA Center for Women in Politics at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. Dr. Brown will discuss the work that is currently being done, and the work that still needs to be done in order to move us toward a more equitable future in politics. She will then be accompanied by panelists Jaime Kinder, the first African American and first woman mayor of Meadville, and Mary Jo Campbell, Mayor of Washington Township, to further discuss the state of politics in the region in regards to women's participation and leadership.
Location: Alexander Recital Hall (Edinboro University) – 110 Kiltie Rd. Edinboro, PA 16444.
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Parking: Academy Hall parking lot adjacent to the William P. Alexander Music Center "WA" on the campus map.
Dana Brown, Ph.D., began her tenure as the executive director of the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and assistant professor of political science at Chatham University in July of 2010. Dr. Brown earned her doctorate in American Politics and Women and Politics at Rutgers University. She has presented research on women in politics and political participation by women of color. Dr. Brown is also active in the community, currently serving on multiple boards, and has been recognized by multiple entities for her work with the Pennsylvania Center for Women in Politics.