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Women's issues are human issues. Explore the major issues affecting women in business, politics, science, health, at home and beyond.

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Women's issues are human issues. Explore the major issues affecting women in business, politics, science, health, at home and beyond.

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    Aimee Allison from She The People - Election 2020: UC Berkeley Big Ideas

    Aimee Allison from She The People - Election 2020: UC Berkeley Big Ideas

    Aimee Allison is founder and president of She the People, a national network elevating the voice and power of women of color. She brings together voters, organizers, and elected leaders in a movement grounded in values of love, justice, belonging, and democracy. In 2018, Ms. Allison was one of the primary architects of the "year of women of color in politics." She is building a political home for a million women of color, nationally and in battleground states.

    In April 2019, she convened the first presidential forum for women of color, reaching a quarter of the American population. A democratic innovator and visionary, Ms. Allison leads national efforts to build inclusive, multiracial coalitions led by women of color. She leverages media, research and analysis to increase voter engagement and advocate for racial, economic and gender justice. Series: "UC Public Policy Channel" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 36275]

    • 1 hr 40 min
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    Irish Women of Resilience with Henry Powell - Osher Online Lecture Series

    Irish Women of Resilience with Henry Powell - Osher Online Lecture Series

    Scholar Henry Powell, MD discusses Irish women who showed great resilience in overcoming social and political difficulties in the first century of Irish independence. Powell surveys women's struggles during the Irish war of independence (the Rebel Countess: Constance Markiewicz); Irish women artists of international distinction; Irish writers such as Elizabeth Bowen; Irish leaders in the struggle for reproductive freedom; and Irish women who used journalism, social science and community history to bring to light huge injustices due to an unholy partnership between Church and State. Their efforts made Ireland a better nation as the long arc of its first century comes to a close. Series: "Osher UC San Diego Distinguished Lecture Series" [Humanities] [Show ID: 35994]

    • 57 min
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    Unstoppable Leaders - Global Empowerment Summit 2019

    Unstoppable Leaders - Global Empowerment Summit 2019

    Celebrated leaders in their respective fields discuss the initiatives and breakthroughs that they spearheaded in areas that people thought were impossible or ahead of their time. Featuring Martin Cooper of Dyna, LLC, Arlene Harris of Wrethink, changemaker John Ross, Carrie Hessler Radelet of Project Concern International, and Larry Smarr of University of California, San Diego. Series: "Global Empowerment Summit" [Public Affairs] [Humanities] [Business] [Show ID: 35332]

    • 56 min

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    People Do Not Want to Elect a Victim They Want to Elect a Warrior

    People Do Not Want to Elect a Victim They Want to Elect a Warrior

    Women played a huge role in the 2018 midterms. What can we expect in 2020 and beyond? Former Governor of Michigan Jennifer Granholm sits down with PhD student Charlotte Hill to discuss voting behavior. Series: "UC Public Policy Channel" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 34721]

    • 1 min
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    Looking for Women Between the Lines in Ancient India

    Looking for Women Between the Lines in Ancient India

    For four decades, UCLA’s Stephanie Jamison has been somewhat defiantly seeking the stories of women among some of the oldest texts in the world. Jamison shares some of what she has unearthed, the names and stories of women we have likely never heard of before. Jamison’s expertise lies in Indo-Iranian, especially Sanskrit and middle Indo-Aryan languages with an emphasis on linguistics, literature and poetics, religion and law, mythology and ritual, and gender. Series: "UCLA Faculty Research Lectures" [Humanities] [Show ID: 34409]

    • 59 min

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