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Marcia Ann Gillespie, Elaine Lafferty, Suzanne Braun Levine, Robin Morgan

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Patricia Carbine, Joanne Edgar, Nina Finkelstein, Mary Peacock, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Gloria Steinem

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Justine Andronici, Linda Basch, Ph.D., Kathy Bonk, Martha Burk, Ph.D., Gaylynn Burroughs, Nohelia Canales, Helen Cho, Ina Coleman, Abigail Disney, Kim Gandy, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., Elizabeth Hemmerdinger, Dolores Huerta, Lisa Lee, Ph.D., Camryn Manheim, Rielle Montague, Kathy Najimy, Amy Richards, Alix Ritchie, Lorraine Sheinberg, Eleanor Smeal, Jane E. Smith, Ed.D., Katherine Spillar, Ronnie Steinberg, Ph.D., Gloria Steinem, Jenny Warburg, Evelyn White, Jacqueline Woods, Peg Yorkin, Helen Zia

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Chair: Bonnie Thornton Dill, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Maryland; Carrie Baker, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director, Program for the Study of Women and Gender Studies, Smith College; Michele Tracy Berger, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Kum-Kum Bhavnani, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology & Chair, Women, Culture, Development Program, University of California, Santa Barbara; Alison R. Bernstein, Ph.D.; Director, Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL); Rutgers, State University of New York; Audrey Bilger, Ph.D., Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Pomona College; Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D., Elizabeth Conolly Todd Distinguished Professor of Religion, Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Goucher College; Nohelia Canales, M.S., Director of Minority Outreach, RAIN, Inc.; Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of English, and Coordinator, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program, St. Mary’s College of Maryland; Brittney Cooper, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies/Africana Studies, Rutgers University; Irasema Coronado, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, University of Texas at El Paso; Norlisha F. Crawford, Ph.D., English and African American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh; Aviva Dove-Viebahn, Ph.D., Honors Faculty Fellow, Barrett, The Honors College, Arizona State University; Julie R. Enszer, Ph.D., Department of Women's Studies, University of Maryland, College Park; Kelly Finley, M.A., Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor, Women’s and Gender Studies, UNC Charlotte; Kryn Freehling-Burton, M.A., Senior Lecturer and Coordinator, E-Campus, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, School of Language, Culture, and Society, Oregon State University; Radhika Gajjala, Ph.D., Professor , School of Media and Communication, and American Culture Studies Program, Bowling Green State University; Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies and Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin; Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women's Studies/Director, Women's Research and Resource Center, Spelman College; Janell Hobson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women's Studies/Graduate Director, University at Albany, SUNY; Ileana Jiménez, English Department, LREI-Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School; Valerie Ann Johnson, Ph.D., Mott Professor and Director, Africana Women's Studies, Bennett College; Karon Jolna, Ph.D., Program Director, Ms. in the Classroom, Research Scholar, UCLA Center for the Study of Women; L. S. Kim, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Film and Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruzz; Allison B. Kimmich, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Women’s Studies Association; Kimi Lynn King, J.D./Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science, University of North Texas; M. Bahati Kuumba, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women's Studies/Associate Director of the Women's Research Center, Spelman College; Lisa Yun Lee, Ph.D., Director, UIC School of Art and Art History, Visiting Curator, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum; Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, Ph.D., Director & Professor, Women's Studies Program, Southern Connecticut State University; Sheena Malhotra, Ph.D., Professor, Gender and Women's Studies Department, California State University, Northridge; Layli Maparyan, Ph.D., Executive Director, Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College; C. Nicole Mason, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Spelman College, Executive Director, New York Women's Foundation; Irma McClaurin, Ph.D., McClaurin Solutions; Michelle McGibbney Vlahoulis, M.A., Women's and Gender Studies, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University; Linda Perkins, Ph.D., Associate University Professor & Director of Applied Women's Studies & Africana Studies Certificate Program, Claremont Graduate University; Barbara Ransby, Ph.D., Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, African-American Studies and History & Director of Gender & Women's Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago; Susan M. Shaw, Ph.D., Professor of Women's Studies, Director of the School of Language, Culture, and Society, Oregon State University; Carol Stabile, Ph.D., Professor, School of Journalism and Communication/Department of Women’s Studies, Director, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon; Nayereh Tohidi Ph.D., Professor, Gender and Women's Studies Department, California State University, Northridge; Patricia Trujillo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing and Rhetoric, Northern New Mexico College; Gina Athena Ulysse, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Anthropology & African American Studies, Wesleyan University; Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D., Distinguished Lecturer and Director, Public Policy Program, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.

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