Washington, D.C.-Area Alumni Discussion with Dr. Dana Brown on "What's gender got to do with it?"”

Thursday, August 13, 2020
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join us for a chance to connect with fellow alumni in your area and hear from Dr. Dana Brown, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Chatham University, as she discusses the role of gender in the Presidential Election and the Democratic Vice-Presidential Selection. After Dr. Brown's remarks, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion.

Dr. Dana Brown began her tenure as the executive director of the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics and assistant professor of political science at Chatham University in July of 2010. Dr. Brown earned her doctorate in American Politics and Women and Politics at Rutgers University where she also received her master's degree in political science. Dr. Brown has presented research on women in politics, political psychology, political media, and political participation by women of color.

Dr. Brown is also active in the community. She currently serves in the following capacity: Governor Wolf's Pennsylvania Commission for Women, PLEN's (Public Leadership Education Network) Board of Directors, Adagio Health's Advisory Council, a Pennsylvania delegate to the Vision 2020 program at the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University, an Advisory Board member to the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh's Center for Race & Gender Equity, the Executive Women's Council and its Women on Boards Committee, and 74% Kitchen Cabinet at Robert Morris University Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, and the Pennsylvania Advisory Committee to the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.

Dr. Brown's work and leadership in women and politics has been recognized in the following ways: the Obama White House acknowledged her work at the Center by inviting her to participate in a conference on girls' leadership and civic education. In 2014 Dr. Brown was recognized in Pittsburgh Magazine as one of Pittsburgh's "40 Under 40." In 2018 City & State PA recognized Dr. Brown as one of 25 women from across the Commonwealth who have exhibited exemplary leadership in their field as well as earning AAUW PA's Gateway to Equity Award.

Stay tuned for a follow-up email with directions on how to join Zoom.

Please join us at 3:00 PM EDT.


Fee : Free

Registration has closed. Please contact Thea Kalcevic at alumni@chatham.edu for additional information.



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Thea Kalcevic