Webinar

Women, Civic Participation, and the Legacy of the Nineteenth Amendment

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Speakers

Executive Director, Women in Government

Rachel B. Vogelstein

Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow and Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider

Vice President for National Program and Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations

Lucy Gettman, executive director of Women in Government, and Rachel B. Vogelstein, senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program at CFR, discuss the importance of women's contributions to civic engagement and representation in government

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