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Women Politicking Politely: Breaking Boundaries in the Workplace and the Home

January 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Women Politicking Politely: Breaking Boundaries in the Workplace and the Home

This presentation includes the relatively unknown stories of six important women who laid the foundation for improving women’s equality in the U.S. While they largely worked behind the scenes, they made a significant impact. In the group are two female political operatives who worked behind the scenes along with four female journalists who also worked within the government to advance women’s rights during the 1950s through the 1970s.

Kimberly Voss, Ph.D., is a professor of journalism at the University of Central Florida. Her research focuses on historical analysis of women journalists’ careers, women’s political influence, and the definition of women’s news in the post-World War II years; many of them from Florida. She has published five books, including Re-Evaluating Women’s Page Journalism in the Post-World War II Era and Women Politicking Politely. She has published over fifty journal articles about women journalists.

Registration is required to attend.

This program is a part of the Broward County Libraries Division’s 50th anniversary celebration. Search for the keyword, anniversary in the library calendar to find more special events happening through April 2024. This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the South Regional Broward College Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the aforementioned entities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 20 @ 1:30 pm -
January 20 @ 2:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Kimberly Voss, Full Scholar
Event Fee:
Event Type:
Event Registration Link:
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Event Contact:

Sahsha Andrade
(954) 201-8849

Event Venue:

South Regional Broward College Library
7300 Pines Blvd Building 81
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33024
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Venue Phone:
(954) 201-8825

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