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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: Women Organize for Change!

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2014 … Continue reading

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GSU Women’s Collections Sheroes of the Year Event, 2013

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Celebrate [AT]lanta’s [A]wesome [T]wosome! Presented annually, the Shero of the Year Award recognizes an individual or individuals whose support has made a significant impact on the Georgia State University Library’s Women’s Collections. The 2013 Shero of the Year Celebration will be … Continue reading

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Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event 2013: Doe Dialogues

DOE DIALOGUES The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. … Continue reading

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Women’s Collections’ Shero of the Year, Kathy Ashe

On Thursday, November 29, the University Library’s Women’s Collections celebrated the accomplishments of our 2012 Shero of the Year, Kathy Ashe. More than 100 attendees enjoyed a touching and fun evening, and in doing so, helped the library to raise … Continue reading

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GSU Women’s Collections Shero of the Year Event, 2012

Let’s Kick Ashe! Presented annually, the Shero of the Year Award recognizes an individual or individuals whose support has made a significant impact on the Georgia State University Library’s Women’s Collections. The 2012 Shero of the Year Celebration will be at … Continue reading

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Women’s Collections Fall Fundraiser: Speak Out for Women’s Rights!

SPEAK OUT FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS! WOMEN’S COLLECTIONS FALL FUNDRAISER Did you realize that conducting and processing a two-hour oral history takes 30-60 hours of staff time and costs an average of $1,200? The Georgia State University Library’s Women’s Collection Fall … Continue reading

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Georgians for Choice Records Open for Research

Part of the Women’s Collection, the records of Georgians for Choice are now available for research in Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives. Formed in 1986, Georgians for Choice brought together 16 organizations to protect and expand women’s … Continue reading

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Diane L. Fowlkes Spring Event, April 10, 2011

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  WE CAN DO IT! EMPOWERING WOMEN AT WORK DIANE L. FOWLKES 2011 SPRING EVENT The Diane L. Fowlkes Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women’s Collection. It is named for the … Continue reading

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Equity in Sports Act Collections Open for Research in the Women’s Collection

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal funds.  In Georgia, the Equity in Sports Act, sponsored by Representatives Kathy Ashe … Continue reading

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“Life as a Feminist in Georgia: A Personal Recollection” Now Available Online

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Published to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Women’s Collection, Margaret Miller Curtis’ Life as a Feminist in Georgia: A Personal Recollection describes the author’s burgeoning feminism, her experiences during the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in … Continue reading

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