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Organizations and Institutions

Randi Weingarten

When she was elected president of the American Federation of Teachers in 2008, Randi Weingarten became the first openly gay leader of an American national labor union.

The "Women's Room" at Rathaus Wilmersdorf

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The "women's room" at Rathaus Wilmersdorf, one of Berlin’s eighteen relief centers.

Photo courtesy of Donna Swarthout.

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The "women's room" at Rathaus Wilmersdorf, one of Berlin’s eighteen relief centers.

Photo courtesy of Donna Swarthout.

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Dina Adelsky

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Dina Adelsky, JWA Director of Development.

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Lisa Batya Feld on Beate Sirota Gordon

This Week in History: On October 25, 1923, Beate Sirota Gordon was born. Lisa Batya Feld describes how the 22-year-old made history by writing women's equality into the Japanese constitution after WWII.
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This Week in History: On October 25, 1923, Beate Sirota Gordon was born. Lisa Batya Feld describes how the 22-year-old made history by writing women's equality into the Japanese constitution after WWII.

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Judith Rosenbaum on Annie Nathan Meyer Founding Barnard

This Week in History: On October 7, 1889, Barnard College opened its doors. Judith Rosenbaum describes how Annie Nathan Meyer lobbied for a school for girls that would rival the education boys received at Columbia.
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This Week in History: On October 7, 1889, Barnard College opened its doors. Judith Rosenbaum describes how Annie Nathan Meyer lobbied for a school for girls that would rival the education boys received at Columbia.

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Judith Rosenbaum on Emma Goldman's Arrest

This Week in History: On September 27, 1919, Anarchist Emma Goldman was released from a two-year prison term and was immediately rearrested. Judith Rosenbaum discusses why Goldman was so feared, and why her story continues to resonate.
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This Week in History: On September 27, 1919, Anarchist Emma Goldman was released from a two-year prison term and was immediately rearrested. Judith Rosenbaum discusses why Goldman was so feared, and why her story continues to resonate.

Tamar Eshel

A lifelong diplomat with a strong record of defending women’s rights and human rights, Tamar Eshel capped her career with two terms as a member of the Knesset from 1977–1984.

Julie Wise Oreck, cropped

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Julie Wise Oreck rebuilding homes in New Orleans.
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Julie Wise Oreck rebuilding homes in New Orleans.

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