FORA Politics

Season 2010 Episode 0222

Women & Power: From Antiquity to the Present

out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

By Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

Women & Power: From Antiquity to the Present
New School President Bob Kerrey moderates a distinguished panel exploring how highly accomplished, powerful women -- from ancient times to the modern era -- have grappled with the critical decisions, personal and professional crises, and public and private conflicts that come with feminine power and authority.Through a discussion of their careers and the insights they have gained through their work, the speakers explore the obstacles to achievement that women continue to overcome and necessary steps for ensuring that women's voices are heard.The panel features:Hon. Judith S. Kaye, former chief judge, New York State Court of Appeals; of counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLPLetty Cottin Pogrebin, writer; cofounding editor, Ms. Magazine; cofounder, National Women-s Political Caucus; former president, Authors GuildBrooksley E. Born, retired partner, Arnold & Porter LLP; former chair, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)Bevis Longstreth, New School trustee; author, Return of the Shade, a first-person retelling of the story of Parysatis, queen of the ancient Persian Empire; former commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission; former senior partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; former adjunct professor, Columbia Law SchoolLisa Dierbeck, author, One Pill Makes You Smaller, an incisive portrait of a girl's hard road to adulthood; contributor to The Boston Globe, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Time Out New York.moreless
No results found.
No results found.
No results found.

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes
  • The President at War

    S 2008 : Ep 0114

    Aired 1/14/08 (1:02:01)

  • The Abortion Controversies

    S 2007 : Ep 1023

    Aired 10/23/07 (1:45:00)

  • Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

    S 2007 : Ep 1003

    Aired 10/3/07 (28:34)

  • John McCain in Aspen

    S 2007 : Ep 0815

    Aired 8/15/07 (1:08:14)

Season 2010 Episodes

See All
Ep 1230
Albert Teich: Post-US M...
Ep 1230
A Brave New World: How ...
Ep 1230
Anna Rosling Ronnmund: ...
Ep 1229
Daniel Ellsberg and Jul...
Ep 1223
Bridging the Middle Eas...
Ep 1222
Uncommon Knowledge: Dan...
Ep 1216
Nomad: From Islam to Am...
Ep 1216
Model Projects Addressi...
Ep 1214
Challenges Synthetic Bi...
Ep 1214
The Story of Cornelia S...
Ep 1213
Looking Forward Keynote...
Ep 1213
Education Panel: The Fu...
Ep 1213
Looking Forward Panel: ...
Ep 1213
Education Keynote: The ...
Ep 1202
Wonderfest 2010: Emmy N...
Ep 1123
An Evening with Linda G...
Ep 1123
An Evening with USCIS D...
Ep 1123
Riggio Forum at The New...
Ep 1123
What Policies Are Requi...
Ep 1122
Monitor Breakfast: TSA ...
Ep 1119
Long Conversation with ...
Ep 1116
Long Conversation with ...
Ep 1116
Long Conversation with ...
Ep 1108
Monitor Breakfast: Repu...
Ep 1104
David Grossman: To the ...
Ep 1104
Andres Rozental: The Fu...