Borders & Belonging: Can a Woman be Elected President? A Conversation that Matters

 Humanities Center     Feb 18 2020 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM HG 1010 and 1030

2020 is the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States.  But, what is the difference between having the legal right to suffrage (for some women) and the actual practice of political power?  Join us for the "Conversations that Matter: Borders & Belonging" Series, sponsored by the UCI Humanities Center.

11:30 Lunch in HG 1010 (Please rsvp ASAP:
Noon, HG 1030 Roundtable Conversation

Welcome by Jacque Tahuka-Nunez, Storyteller of Acjachemen Nation

Moderated by Kaaryn Gustafson, UCI Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Academic Community Engagement

Featured Speakers

Susan Masten, Current Vice-Chair and former Chair of the Yurok Tribe, past President of the National Congress of American Indians, Founder and Co-President of Women Empowering Women for Indigenous Nations

Melissa Ramoso, UCI Alumna, "proud Filipino American," only female council member of Artesia City, and State Chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of the California Democratic Party 

Co-sponsored by Womxn's Hub, Center on Law, Equality, and Race, Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy, Office of Inclusive Excellence, Asian American Pacific Islander Staff Association, AAPI Womxn in Leadership, Academic & Professional Women of UCI, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Illuminations

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