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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...
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...
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 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;...
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...
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 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,...
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,...
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 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 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 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....
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...
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...
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 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...
Women in the Kitchen: Chefs Speak Out
This is an interview with Laura Crucet and Monica Pope, two women chefs. It begins with the panelists recalling experiences of how they started their careers and what sparked their interest in cooking....
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...
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...
Nikki Van Hightower Interview
Interview with Nikki van Hightower in three parts.
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