Tuesday Talks: The Paths to Leadership, Montgomery County Women
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m. Hosted by Montgomery History
103 W. Montgomery Avenue, Rockville, Maryland
Our Tuesday Talks occur monthly on the first Tuesday of the month and are FREE and open to the public!
“The Path To Leadership: Montgomery County Women, Women’s Clubs, and Suffrage”
Speaker: Claire McDonald
For women of Montgomery County, like women throughout the country, their paths to leadership and politics were not direct ones. Achieving political clout and influence in the county and beyond took decades of hard work and persistence. Much of this work began with the fight for the right to vote. This presentation—offered on the 107th anniversary of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession in DC—explores women’s suffrage in the county and its relationship to the growing network of women’s clubs from the late nineteenth century through the early 1930s. Presenter Claire McDonald will also highlight the lives and contributions of three local women. The presentation will coincide with a new two-part online exhibition about women’s paths to leadership in the county.
For more information on Tuesday Talks, visit https://www.MontgomeryHistory.org.
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