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Women in Leadership Symposium Honors Legacy of Student Activism

Women in Leadership Symposium Honors Legacy of Student Activism
February 8, 2018

Whitman’s annual Women in Leadership Symposium will take on an expanded form this year. Centered around the theme “Identity and Leadership” the event will include a networking lunch and the opportunity...

SEC, Women in Leadership Panelists Respond to Protest

Photo by Natalie Mutter
October 26, 2015
Colleen Willoughby '55 invited three panelists to the Women in Leadership on Oct. 22. Willoughby and the SEC are receptive to changes after protesters decried a lack of diversity on the panel at the event.

Protesters Attend Women In Leadership Symposium

Junior Anne Want was one of the protesters at the Women in Leadership Symposium. Photo by Natalie Mutter
October 22, 2015
A group of female Whitman students gathered tonight at the Women in Leadership Symposium in order to protest the lack of diversity among the symposium’s panelists over the last several years; only one in fifteen panelists has been a woman of color since 2011.
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