Author to speak March 13 for Women’s History Month
Author Leora Tanenbaum is guest speaker March 13 to
celebrate Women’s History Month at Shippensburg University.
Her program, free and open to the public, is at 7 p.m. in
Memorial Auditorium. It is
sponsored by the Women’s Center and Women and Gender studies.
is author of four books about women’s and girls’ lives. In her book Taking Back
God: American Women Rising Up for Religious Equality, she talks about devout
women across the U.S. from various faiths who love their religion but are
deeply troubled over their inferior status as women within their faith.
to her website, she is also a blogger for The Huffington Post, and has written
for Newsday, Seventeen, Ms., and The Nation, among many other publications. She
is quoted regularly in newspapers such as The New York Times, L.A. Times,
Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. She is a member of the Editorial
Advisory Board of the Feminist Press. She regularly discusses girls’ and women’s issues on TV news and entertainment
shows including Oprah, The Today Show, Inside Edition, The O’Reilly Factor and Politically Incorrect.