Founder

Founder and Director: Paula B. Doress-Worters, Ph.D.

Author of "Mistress of Herself: Speeches and Letters of  Ernestine L. Rose, Early Women's Rights Leader," published by The Feminist Press of CUNY, 2008.  Author of "Madame Rose: A Life of Ernestine Rose as told to Jenny P. d'Héricourt," Journal of Women's History, spring 2003.

Founder, Boston Women's Health Book Collective, authors of "Our Bodies Ourselves for the New Century," 1998; co-author with Diana L. Siegal, "The New Ourselves, Growing Older," 1994.

Affiliated Scholar, Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University.

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Honorary Chair: Shulamit Reinharz, Ph.D.

In 2001 Professor Reinharz opened the Women's Studies Research Center in a 10,000-square-foot facility that she designed and for which she raised all the funds.

The holder of the Jacob Potofsky Chair of Sociology, Professor Reinharz is the author or co-author of 10 books including most recently, "The JGirls' Guide" (a finalist for the Koret Prize) and the highly praised "American Jewish Women and the Zionist Enterprise."

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