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Women In Leadership: Lunch with Dr. Natalie Fousekis

January 25, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Don’t Miss Lunch with Dr. Natalie Fousekis!

Also, be sure to renew your WIL membership – see below*

The Real Story of Women and Politics in Southern California

Our speaker on January 25th is Dr. Natalie Fousekis, who will tell us the story of the ups and downs of women who have participated in the political process in Southern California.  Natalie is an Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Oral and Public History at California State University, Fullerton.  She specializes in modern U.S. History, grassroots politics, women’s history, and oral history.    Her current major project is entitled “Women, Politics, and Activism Project,” and will entail 145 oral history interviews with Southern California women activists and former elected officials.

Natalie’s book, Demanding Child Care: Women’s Activism and the Politics of Welfare, 1940-1971, examines the grassroots movement waged by mothers and educators to preserve California’s public child care program.

As we enter the political season, it’s time to get a perspective on the role of women in our local political process.

Monday, January 25th

11:30-1:30 (reception at 11:30, lunch starts at noon)

UCI University Club, 801 Peltason, Irvine

RSVP BY Friday, January 22nd. To RSVP on-line, click here.

WIL Members: $30

Non-Members: $40

Sustaining Members: $5

Leadership Members: $5 and includes one free guest

Free if you join as a New Member either online when you make your reservation (go to “Join WIL” tab) or at the lunch.

Vegetarian option available

If you need to pay off-line, you can reserve by contacting Melinda Seely at or 949-644-0278.

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January 25, 2016
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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