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    Scholars To Share Expertise in Thought-Provoking Lecture Series

    March 23-May 11, 2017

    Join us for our spring Lunchtime Seminar Series. WCW scholars will share their work or lead discussions on topics including the impact of wrongful conviction, feminist global health, sexual violence and prosecution, civic engagement, and more.

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  • The Charismatic Vita Sackville-West

    The Charismatic Vita Sackville-West

    January/February 2017

    In the new Women's Review of Books, Roberta Rubenstein reviews A House Full of Daughters: A Memoir of Seven Generations by Juliet Nicolson, which traces the secrets and stories of the remarkable women in the author's family including Vita Sackville-West. Read this and other select articles for free online or purchase the entire issue.

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  • For the Trailblazing Women Who Mentor Me

    For the Trailblazing Women Who Mentor Me

    January 2017

    On our Women Change Worlds blog, Wellesley College student Kavindya Thennakoon (class of 2019) reflects on the profound impact that mentors have had on her path to Wellesley and beyond.

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  • Advancing the Status of Women & Girls, Families & Communities: Policy Approaches in America

    Advancing the Status of Women and Girls, Families and Communities

    Leadership can drive social change when it is informed by high-quality data. We provide that data – and will continue to do so – to policymakers across party lines at the local, state, and national level. Over the next few months, WCW scholars will offer their insights and expertise on U.S. policy issues that affect the lives of women and girls, families and communities.

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