Anne-Marie Slaughter is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and CEO of New America. Jill S. Dolan is dean of the College at Princeton University.
Considerable time, effort and money have been devoted to investigating ways to advance women in the workplace. For example by providing new graduates with mentorship programs, creating fair parental leave polices, hosting women’s leadership conferences, etc., and yet, in 2022, there are still relatively few women in high leadership positions in business, politics and academia.
At a time when women's rights are under attack, how can we advance the role of women in all sectors of society? This question and others will be explored.
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Book signing with Anne-Marie Slaughter to follow.
About the speakers:
Anne-Marie Slaughter is the CEO of New America, a think and action tank dedicated to renewing the promise of America, bringing us closer to our nation’s highest ideals. From 2009–2011, she served as director of policy planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position. She received a B.A. from Princeton, an M.Phil and D.Phil in international relations from Oxford, where she was a Daniel M. Sachs Scholar, and a J.D. from Harvard
Jill Dolan is the Dean of the College at Princeton University, where she also serves as the Annan Professor in English and Professor of Theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts. She directed Princeton’s Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies from 2009-2015 and became Dean in July 2015. Dolan holds a PhD in performance studies from New York University. She is the author of many books and articles on women, feminism, and theater - most recently, a critical consideration of playwright Wendy Wasserstein.
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The Phyllis Marchand Leadership Lecture at the Princeton Public Library:
The Marchand Lecture, dedicated to “inspiring excellence in community based leadership,” is an annual library event held in honor of Phyllis Marchand, Princeton Township’s longest serving mayor and a leader and leadership mentor in the community for five decades.
Phyllis Marchand, former Princeton Township mayor and Township Committee member, died in the spring of 2021, after serving in Princeton’s local government for 22 years, 14 of them as mayor. In addition to her government service, she had leadership roles in several community non-profits including: the D&R Greenway (she was chair of Board of Trustees at the time of her death); Princeton YWCA; McCarter Theatre; HomeFront; Planned Parenthood; the Coalition for Peace Action; the D&R Canal Commission; Princeton-Pettoranello Sister City Foundation; the New Jersey League of Municipalities; the Mercer Council for Alcohol and Drug Addiction; Corner House; the Jewish Center of Princeton; Cancer Care; the Princeton Garden Theatre; and the Lymphoma Research Foundation.
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