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Kathy Whitmire Interview
An interview with former Houston mayor Kathy Whitmire, a political science professor and the first woman to be elected to Houston City government. She talks about growing up as a shy girl and mentions...
Women in Pakistan Today: Life after Benazir Bhutto
Video about opinions on former Pakistan ruler Benazir Bhutto. Three female Pakistani panelists (Bapsi Sidwa, Suraiya Saleem, and Sehba Sarwar) answer questions from moderator Dina Alsowayel on topics such...
Women and Islam: Women & Religion II
This is a panel discussion about Islam and women. They open by discussing common misconceptions about Islam. Then they talk about what it means to be a Muslim woman.
"70's Feminism" Panel
A panel discussion with an assortment of Houston area feminist leaders from the 1970s. The seminar discusses the complex history and the struggle and changes that have characterized women's lives during...
Women in Sports
This is an interview with Diane Howell and Toby Ingersoll, two women involved in changes in women in sports. A large portion of the interview is about the panelists' perception of how Title IX has changed...
Longterm Activism: Domestic Violence and Reproductive Rights
This is an interview with Toby Myers and Rhonda Gerson. It starts off with the panelists talking about how they became involved with the issue of domestic violence which stemmed from their involvement...
Houston Lesbian Activism/Experience in the 70s & 80s
An interview with Pokey Anderson, Arden Eversmeyer, and Joyce Gayles. It begins by asking the panelists how they came to Houston, their process of coming out, the difficulty of finding support communities,...
Breast Cancer Survivor Stories
This is an interview with Lourdes Hernandez and Susan Rafte, two breast cancer survivors and members of the Pink Ribbons Project. They are interviewed by Ellen Cohen who is also a survivor. They each talk...
Women and Youth Culture
This is a panel with Anissa Gordon, Sehba Sarwar, Gwendolyn Zepeda moderated by Liz Embry. They talk about how each influences and communicates with young women, defined as 18 and younger, in their different...
"Women in television" panel
A panel interview with Sue Davis and Elma Barerra, news reporters, in Houston. They talk about many aspects of their careers as television professionals such as their difficulties starting up as women;...
Women in Art: Focus on Curators
This is a panel discussion about women and art, with a focus on curation. The participants begin by discussing their backgrounds and talking about what it means to be a curator. They then talk about using...
Women and Space
This is a panel discussion about the changing roles of women at NASA, both as astronauts and as support. The panel begins by discussing the women's jobs. They then move on to discuss the role of women...
Women on the bench
An interview with Judge Ruby Sondock of the Texas Supreme Court. She talks about the experiences and challenges of being a woman in law school and recalls various experiences, such as enrollment in classes,...
Commissioner Sylvia Garcia
Video of an interview with Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, who was the first woman and hispanic to be elected Commissioner. After an introduction from Dr. Elizabeth Gregory, the moderator, Dr....
Women writers in Houston
A panel interview with 3 women writers (Karleen Koen, Gail Donohue Storey, and Margie Walker). They discuss a variety of topics ranging from why they chose a risky career as a writer or what encouraged...
Audrey and Melanie Lawson Interview
An interview with Audrey and Melanie Lawson, mother and daughter, by Andrea Greene. They talk about their experiences growing up where Audrey experienced times of segregation but Melanie, younger, was...
Quaker Women and Peace Activism; Women & ReligionVI
Video of a panel discussion consisting of three female members of the Quaker faith (Barabara Cowan, Kathryn van der Pol, and May Mansoor Munn) and one moderator and fellow Quaker (Anne Seiber). The moderator...
SE Asian women in Houston
A panel interview with 4 women (2 sets of mother and daughters) from Vietnam and Cambodia. They recall memories of how they grew up and mention the cultural differences between their native countries and...
Women in Nursing
Video of a panel interview consisting of four female nurses (Anne Young, Sandra K. Hanneman, Marianne Marcus, and Katherine Walsh) being asked questions by moderator and fellow nurse Adrian Mellissinos...
Women Who Blog
Video of a panel interview consisting of four female bloggers (Kyrie O' Connor, Robin Reagler, Latisha Johnson Wallace, and Anita Wadwa) and one moderator and fellow blogger (Mary Scott-Hable) . The panelists...
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