THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Dr. Eleanor Pam
“I’ve Always Been Supportive of Women in Trouble.”
President of VFA; Early NOW member and activist; Vice-Chairperson of NOW’S 1st Education Committee. Focus on Criminal Justice, Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment, Rape, Women in Prison.
Interviewed by Laura Petrella in Delray Beach, 2009
Photo 1: Eleanor Pam on the Oprah Winfrey Show, October 22, 2010. Photo 2: Eleanor Pam and Kate Millett, 2017. Photo 3. (Left to right) Blanche Wiesen Cook, Eleanor Pam, Betty Shabazz, Bella Abzug, 1997. Photo 4. With Gloria Steinem, 2006. Photo 5. with Diana Nyad, Miami Beach, FL, March 2023.
More About Eleanor:
Veteran Feminists of America, select events
- VFA Fabulous Feminist Biography “Eleanor Pam: Women and Violence: A Life’s Journey” VFA President and Feminist Icon.
- Eleanor Pam, President VFA, speaking about the founding and mission of VFA and its Pioneer Histories Project, 2021.
- Betty Friedan’s 100th Birthday: Moving the Legacy Forward, February 4, 2021
- Eleanor Pam on C-Span, NOW Celebrates its 50th Anniversary,” June 24, 2016, Washington DC.
- Eleanor Pam, Co-Chairperson of “VFA at the Harvard Club,” VFA Inspiration Awards to Marlo Thomas, Rosie O’Donnell & Eve Ensler, October 21, 2014, New York, NY.
- Publication Debut of Barbara Love’s, Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975, Columbia University Faculty House and Barnard College, NYC. November 2006
- Eleanor Pam, Chairperson, Organizer and Emcee, Kate Millett Festival, Judson Memorial Church, New York City, June 24, 2012
- Carolyn Elliott introduces honoree Eleanor Pam, Salute to Feminist Educators & Women’s Studies Founders, June 9, 2001
- Gloria Steinem introduces Eleanor Pam, Celebrating Kate Millett, November 7, 1998, Seventh Regiment Armory, NYC.
Select interviews, panels, articles, and speeches
- “I Was a Feminist Activist in the 70’s When the Birth Control Pill Was Legalized for All Women,” Newsweek, May 9, 2020
- Hear from Pamela Smart’s prison professor, Eleanor Pam, July 29, 2019
- Eleanor Pam, Barbara Love and Suzanne Braun Levine on Second wave feminism, October 12, 2013
- Podcast: Eleanor Pam Remembers Kate Millett, September 19, 2007
- “Kate Millett & Me: A Memoir of Friendship,” by Eleanor Pam
- “Women in Academia, Labor and the Professions.” Organized and Chaired by Dr. Eleanor Pam, 1999
- Speakers, Eleanor Pam, Kate Millett, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Bella Abzug and Betty Shabazz at the “Conference of Women and Labor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC, 1997
- “Needed: A Feminist Immigration Policy,” by Dr. Eleanor Pam, On The Issues, 1994
- Cited in Barbara Love’s book, Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975, page 349
- Wikipedia page