THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Dr. Shelah Leader
“I Hope to Continue the Battle.”
Political Scientist. Educator. Policy Maker and Changer. Author. President of Buffalo, NY NOW. Treasurer, Women’s Caucus of American Political Science Association. Founder, Cornell University Women Studies Program and Advisory Board member. Chair of NOW’s Insurance Discrimination Task Force, Montgomery county, MD. Senior Staff Analyst of the IWY Commission.
Interviewed by Mary Jean Collins, VFA Board, May 2019
Photo 1. Shelah Leader. Photo 2. Shelah in 1973.
More About Shelah:
- 40th Anniversary of the IWY Conference
- American Women on the Move, our inside story of the National Women’s Conference, 1977 by Shelah Gilbert Leader and Patricia Rusch Hyatt on Amazon
- Shelah thanks Betty at the National Arts Club in NYC – A Salute to Betty Friedan, November 12, 1999
- Papers Schlesinger Library
- Academic Resume
- Selected Publications and Articles
- Policy Briefing Papers
- Cited in Barbara Love’s – Feminists Who Changed America – page 272