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Alyson Richman "The Thread Collectors" Book Release Event
We are so thankful to Women’s Forum members Sarah McNally, Founder & CEO, McNally Jackson, and Alyson Richman, Author, who invited our Members to join them for an event at the South Street Seaport McNally Jackson store, to celebrate the release of Alyson’s newest novel written in collaboration with Shaunna J. Edwards: The Thread Collectors. Alyson and Shaunna shared their writing process, inspiration and their journey together on this collaboration. To view a clip from The Thread Collectors book launch, please visit link below.Watch Clip
Sian Beilock Becomes the First President Elect of Dartmouth College
Congrats to Women’s Forum Member Sian Beilock, a leading cognitive scientist and former executive vice provost of the University of Chicago, who was appointed President of Dartmouth College effective July 2023. Dartmouth’s new President Elect makes Sian the first woman to be elected president of @dartmouthcollege in its more than 250-year history.
“President, mother, researcher — they all contribute to one’s ability to lead. I really embrace them all.” – Sian Beilock @presbeilockLearn More
Billie Jean King Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of #TitleIX
Women’s Forum member and 39 Grand Slam winner, Billie Jean King had spent the 1960s and early 1970s campaigning tirelessly for parity for women in sports, and in 1972, she turned her focus toward helping to pass Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in all federally funded school programs, including sports. Demonstrating extraordinary courage and leadership, Billie Jean King took to Capitol Hill to testify on behalf of Title IX and to speak to its need in order for girls and women to advance in their sport.
Cheryl Wills Profiled on Oprah Daily
Congrats to Cheryl Wills, President & CEO of Wills Publishing & Productions, LLC and Anchor/Reporter for NY1 News, who was profiled on Oprah Daily, where her personal story on how she searched for the remains of her enslaved ancestors with help from the descendants of the family that enslaved them is explored. The feature entitled “From One Land, Two Families”, pulled from Cheryl’s book Die Free: A Heroic Family Tale, a memoir chronicling the life of her father, Clarence, and of her Grandpa Sandy.Read More