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Farmer Podcast Club: Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 07, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College –Fresh Air npr Released June 14, 2018 Today we’re going to remember Jill Ker Conway, who influenced many women as a feminist, memoirist, women’s history scholar and the first woman president of Smith College, one of the largest women’s colleges in the world. She served in that position from 1975 to 85. Conaway died June 1 at the age of 83. We’ll hear excerpts of my three interviews with her recorded between 1989 and 1998. We talked about establishing her … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College