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"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 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...
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...
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...
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...
Women Surviving Hurricanes Katrina & Rita
Two-part video about experiences of New Orleans residents during hurricanes Rita and Katrina, and about the Surving Katrina and Rita Project in Houston. Video starts with commentary from Pat Jasper and...
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 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 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 and Money I
This is a panel discussion about women in finances. It focuses on both personal financial planning and professional careers in finances. The panel begins by discussing general financial advice and then...
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 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 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...
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 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...
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