Pearls, Politics and Power: How Women Can Win and Lead

Madeleine Kunin

Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 at 7:30 pm – Great Hall, Memorial Union

Madeleine Kunin is a former three-term governor of Vermont and Ambassador to Switzerland. She also served as U.S. deputy secretary of education. Kunin is currently the Marsh Scholar Professor-at-Large at the University of Vermont, where she lectures on history and women's studies. She is the author of Living a Political Life, The Big Green Book, and, most recently, Pearls, Politics and Power, an insider's view of the role of women in politics. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts and master's degrees in journalism from Columbia University and English literature from the University of Vermont. Mary Louise Smith 2008 Spring Chair in Women and Politics.
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