Faye Wattleton to Address Womens History Month Celebration
Faye Wattleton Biographical Sketch
Faye Wattleton, President of the Center for Gender Equality, will address Womens Equality at a Womens History Month Celebration, set for noon Thursday, March 30, 2000, in the Chapel of The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive at 120th Street, New York City. She will offer a snapshot assessment of womens rights today in such areas as health, economics and religion, and propose a direction and motivation for the future.
The celebration, sponsored by the National Council of Churches, also will feature The Interchurch Centers Gospel Choir and several readings. A reception will follow.
The Center for Gender Equality is a not-for-profit research, policy development and education institution created in 1995 to promote strategies for dismantling the obstacles that impede full equality for women. Ms. Wattleton was President of the Planned Parenthood Federation from 1978-92, growing it to become the nations seventh largest charity.
She is a celebrated lecturer whose views on issues of womens equality,` health care and civil rights continue to be sought by organizations, opinion and political leaders around the world including a wide spectrum of major media.
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