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"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;...
Video of an interview of Andrea White, writer and wife of former Houston mayor Bill White, taking questions from moderator and fellow writer Chitra Divakaruni. Questions included those about time for projects,...
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...
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...
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....
Eleanor Tinsley Interview
This is an interview with former council member Eleanor Tinsley, who has made strides in passing various rules and regulations across Houston. She begins the interview with how she balanced her various...
Ex-nuns: Then and Now
Video of a panel interview consisting of four women who used to be nuns (Catherine Swilley, Anne Cartey, Sheila Doran-Benyon, and Lucia Betteler) answering questions from moderator Betty Adam. Questions...
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,...
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...
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...
Nikki Van Hightower Interview
Interview with Nikki van Hightower in three parts.
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...
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...
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...
Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment
This is an interview with H. Joan Ehrlich and Cassandra Thomas. It starts with how they became involved with civil rights and how the issue of sexual harassment has changed over the years until now. They...
Women and Buddhism: Women & Religion V
This is an interview with Gaellyn Godwin, Anne Klein, and Kim-Lan Viola about women and Buddhism. It starts with them talking about how and what brought them to the religion and their descriptions of Buddhism...
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...
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 Entrepeneurs: Women and Money II
This is a panel discussion with female entrepreneurs. The participants begin by discussing their backgrounds and why they started their businesses. Then they talk about sexism from employees and clients....
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...
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