1370 Connection: Women and Politics

1370 Connection: Women and Politics

Wed, 03/02/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Susan B. Anthony Center for Leadership's Nora Bredes join host Bob Smith.

In honor of Women's History Month, WXXI and The Susan B. Anthony Institute have partnered to bring 1370 Connection listeners a series of interviews that salute some of Rochester's most amazing women.  The six-part series begins March 2 at 12 noon on AM 1370 with special guests Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Nora Bredes, Director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership at the University of Rochester.

The series continues throughout the month. See below for guests and air dates:

Women and Business – Thursday, March 10 at 12 noon
Guests: Mary C. (Kitty) Van Bortel, President of Van Bortel Subaru, Ford and Used Car Center; Marie Kenton, President of Ketmar Development Corporation; and Sandy Parker, President and CEO of Rochester Business Alliance

Women in Music – Thursday, March 17 at 1 p.m.
Guests: Dr. Sylvie Beaudette, Artistic Director of the Women in Music Festival and Assistant Professor of Chamber Music at the Eastman School of Music; Eun Mi Ko, Doctoral candidate in Piano Performance at the Eastman School of Music and Assistant Director of the Women in Music Festival, and Rebecca Smithorn, Founder/Director of Ad Hoc Orchestra

Women and Media – Thursday, March 24 at 12 noon
Guest: Laura Kipnis, PhD, Professor of Radio/Television/Film at Northwestern University

Women in Leadership Roles – Monday, March 28 at 12 noon
Guests: Sue S. Stewart, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at the University of Rochester; Diane M. Hartmann, MD, Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Medicine Education and Professor of the Department of Obstetetrics and Gynecology at University of Rochester School of Medicine annd Dentistry; Raffaella Borasi, PhD, Federica Warner Professor of Education and Dean of the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester; Kathy Parrinello, PhD, COO at Strong Memorial Hospital; and Susan Gibbons, EdD, Vice Provost and Neilly Dean of the River Campus Libraries at the University of Rochester

Women of the University of Rochester – Tuesday, March 29 at 12 noon
Guests: Linda Chaudron, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Acting Associate Dean for Diversity at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; Valerie Sinclair-Chapman, PhD, Director of Graduate Programs at Kearns Center for Leadership and Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester; and Victoria W. Wolcott, PhD, Associate Professor of History, and Director of the Federick Douglass Institiute at the University of Rochester.

1370 Connection airs weekdays from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2 and repeats evenings at 11 p.m.

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