October WIS Seminar

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 12:00 - 1:00pm




Women's Interchange at SLAC (WIS) is pleased to present   

Brigid O'Farrell
Independent Scholar - Mills College

speaking on


"She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt
and the American Worker"





Brigid O'Farrell will discuss her newest book telling, for
the first time, how Eleanor Roosevelt, one of the most
admired and most controversial women of the 20th century,
became committed to workers and their unions and how
she translated that commitment into action.

O'Farrell will trace the First Lady's steps from the
tenements of New York City to the White House to the
United Nations where she worked to secure workers rights
in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


Wednesday, October 26, 2011
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Redwood Conference Rooms - Bldg 48
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
2575 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA

Everyone is welcome - bring your lunch or purchase it at the Linear Cafe, and bring a friend!




Corrine Purcell email: purcell@slac.stanford.edu

Last Updated 10/21/11