June 08, 2015

Columbia History Professor Discussed Women’s Citizenship

In the 40-minute talk, Alice Kessler-Harris, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History at Columbia University, unfolded the dynamic history of American women gaining and defining their citizenship. She began her remarks by commenting on the success of a 2013 book written by Sheryl Sandberg,the COO of Facebook, which urged women to assert themselves and accelerate career demands.