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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...
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 and Hinduism: Women & Religion IV
This is an interview with Leela Krishnamurthy, Nalini Mukhopayada, Lakshmy Parameswaran, and Tara Narasimhan. They inform the audience about many aspects of Hinduism such as its complexity, its numerous...
"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...
Houston's Shia Ismaili Women: Education and Ethics; Women & Religion VIII
Video of a panel interview consisting of three women of the Ismaili Muslim faith (Shaida Adatie, Fatima Mawji, and Rishma Visram Mohamed) and one moderator (B. Jill Carroll). The panelists take questions...
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...
Ruth Simmons: Women in Education
An interview with Ruth Simmons, a professor and the first African American woman to hold the title of president at a major college/university. She talks about various aspects of her life such as how she...
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...
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...
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 medicine
A dual interview by Ruth SoRelle with Dr. Edith Irby-Jones and Dr. Dianna Redburn (now Dr. Dianna A. Johnson), both with their own stories as women in the field of medicine. Dr. Edith Irby-Jones explains...
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 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,...
Women in Christian Clergy: Women and Religion I
This is an interview with Helen Havens and Angela Shannon, two local Houston area reverends, conducted by Cecile Holmes. They begin by talking about the difference, importance, acceptance and their own...
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...
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 in the Military
Two part video about women in the military. The moderator, Betty Luman, interviews a woman that was in the Civil Air Patrol doing surveillance (Jayne Pace), and a current female Captain of the U.S. Marine...
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