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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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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,...
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...
Sissy Farenthold Interview
This is an interview with Sissy Farenthold by Gloria Neal. She starts by talking about how and when she decided to run for office in 1968. She continues to more general topics such as her opinion of women...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Women in Politics I
Video of a panel interview consisting of three women involved in politics (Carol Alvarado, Beverly Kaufman, and Nancy Sims) answering questions from moderator Sue Schecter. Question subjects involve gender...
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