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Writers LIVE: Anne Gardiner Perkins, Yale Needs Women

Presented in partnership with Church of the Redeemer.

The experience the first undergraduate women found when they stepped onto Yale's imposing campus was not the same one their male peers enjoyed. Isolated from one another, singled out as oddities and sexual objects, and barred from many of the privileges an elite education was supposed to offer, many of the first girls found themselves immersed in an overwhelmingly male culture they were unprepared to face. Yale Needs Women is the story of how these young women fought against the backward-leaning traditions of a centuries-old institution and created the opportunities that would carry them into the future. Anne Gardiner Perkins's unflinching account of a group of young women striving for change is an inspiring story of strength, resilience, and courage that continues to resonate today.

Anne Gardiner Perkins is an award-winning historian and expert in higher education. She graduated from Yale University, where she won the Porter Prize in history and was elected the first woman editor in chief of the Yale Daily News. Perkins is a Rhodes Scholar who received her PhD in higher education from the University of Massachusetts Boston and her master's in public administration from Harvard, where she won the Littauer Award for academic excellence and served as a teaching fellow in education policy. 

The Ivy Bookshop will have copies of the book for sale at a book signing following the program.

Writers LIVE programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Howard Hubbard Adult Programming Fund. 

Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Church of the Redeemer
5603 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210

Event Type

Lectures & Classes

Audience

21+, Seniors, Teens

Topic

Arts & Culture, Educational

Price

Free

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/38178...

Contact Email

vbecerra@prattlibrary.org

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