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WELLESLEY: Newell to discuss founding of Wellesley Centers for Women

September 27, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Wellesley – The Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College will kick off its biannual Lunchtime Seminar Series Thursday, Sept. 27 with “WCW in Retrospect: A Conversation with Barbara Newell, Wellesley College President (1972-1980).” The program will run from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Room 413 of the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center at Wellesley College.

Barbara Newell, Ph.D., served as president of Wellesley College from 1972-1980. An economist and ardent advocate for women’s education and economic equity, she founded the Center for Research on Women in Higher Education and the Professions, which soon became known as the Center for Research on Women. In 1995, the Center for Research on Women and the Stone Center for Development Services and Studies at Wellesley College merged to form the Wellesley Centers for Women.

The Lunchtime Seminar Series is free and open to the public. Guests are invited to bring their lunches, and the Centers will provide tea and coffee. For accessibility questions, contact Disability Services at Wellesley College at [email protected] or call 781-283-2434. The Lunchtime Seminar Series schedule is subject to change. To confirm program lineup and location, call 781-283-2500 or visit wcwonline.org/calendar.

For those who are unable to attend in person, the program will be streamed live on the Wellesley Centers for Women Facebook page (@wcwonline). Recordings from past seminars are posted online at wcwonline.org/video.


September 27, 2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center at Wellesley College
106 Central St.
Wellesley, MA United States
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