Lillian Ciarrochi, Former President of the National Organization for Women, Philadelphia Chapter, tells us about one of her heroes, Betty Friedan.
Erica Dunbar, Historian, University of Delaware, announces, “It’s time for the next version of women’s history.”



Andrea Mitchell, NBC News, describes what it was like in the early day for women journalists.
Kaye Whitehead, Historian, Loyola University, describes Emily Davis, a black woman whose diary from the mid-1800s was found and reveals a young women “in pursuit of literacy education.”
Dr. Terry Madonna describes the role women played in the reform movement.
Augusta Clark, Philadelphia City Council At-Large, 1980-2000, describes her advocacy efforts on behalf of children in the Philadelphia School System.
Marjorie Margolies, President of Women’s Campaign International, talks about her work with Molly Yard and the fight for women’s rights and pay equality.


Rev. Jocelyn Hart, Pastor, Hickman Temple A.M.E. Church, tells us about Sarah Bass, a brave young African American woman in Philadelphia who served during the yellow fever epidemic of 1793.
Katie Day, Historian, The Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia, describes women in leadership roles in the congregations of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Lillian Ciarrochi
Lillian Ciarrochi, Former President of the National Organization for Women, tells the story of NOW’s attack on KYW-TV’s hiring practices.
Randal Miller
Randal Miller, Historian, St. Joseph’s University, tells us about a young Quaker girl, Ann Parrish, who was moved to help those in need because of her experience during the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia.
Rev. Mark Tyler
Rev. Mark Tyler, Pastor, Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, explains Sarah Bass’ efforts to support human rights in the yellow fever epidemic and also in the Underground Railroad.
Richard Moore
Richard Moore discusses the life and achievements of his mother, Carolyn Davenport Moore – an activist for civil rights and equality in Philadelphia.