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Making Waves: Brown Women Activists

May 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Across the world, innovative women are campaigning for change on fundamental human rights issues like gender and racial equality and government accountability. Hear the stories of three visionary Brown alumnae who are taking on systemic injustices with creativity, courage and their passion for social change.

Moderator: Bonnie Honig, Pembroke Center Interim Director, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Political Science at Brown


Johanna Fernandez ’93, Assistant Professor of History, Baruch College of the City University of New York, (CUNY); Author, Curator and Filmmaker

Rinku Sen ’88, Activist, Author, Organizer and Trainer

Jayna Zweiman ’01, Activist, Artist, and Co-founder of the Pussy Hat Project

Nancy Northup ’81, P’16, attorney; president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, 2018 Brown honorary degree recipient

Sponsored by the Pembroke Center and the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship

All of our events are open to the public 

Photo credits: Hank Randall (middle left photo); Corina Marie for TheWrap
(right photo)


May 26, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


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