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    Community Women Address Politics and Activism for Women’s History Month

    In celebration of Women's History Month, five local women will address the topic Women, Politics and Activism, during a panel presentation and open dialogue at Duquesne University.

    The discussion will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in Room 613 of the Duquesne Union.

    The panelists include:

    • Natalia Rudiak, Pittsburgh City Councilwoman
    • Diana Irey Vaughn, Washington County Commissioner
    • Scilla Warhaftig, director of the Pennsylvania State Program of the American Friends Service Committee
    • Sister Patricia McCann, archivist at Carlow University
    • Heather Arnet, chief executive officer of the Women and Girls Foundation.

    For more information, contact 412.396.1527.

    Women's History Month is co-sponsored by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies, the McAnulty College NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities), the Office of the Provost and the Departments of English, History and Political Science.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.