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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....
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 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...
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 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...
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 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.
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,...
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 in Sports
This is an interview with Diane Howell and Toby Ingersoll, two women involved in changes in women in sports. A large portion of the interview is about the panelists' perception of how Title IX has changed...
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 Who Run
Two part video of a panel interview consisting of three women who run (Melissa Aguilar, Caryn Honig, Eva Moldovanyi) and one moderator and fellow runner (Roberta MacInnis). The panelists take questions...
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...
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 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 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 Technology
This panel discusses a variety of topics. The participants start by discussing why it is important to be proficient with technology. They then address the myth that boys are better at math and science...
Nikki Van Hightower Interview
Interview with Nikki van Hightower in three parts.
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...
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