Join CU CWA on Wednesday, October 14 from 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. MDT for a live virtual panel discussion. Watch live at and you can RSVP here.

Leading scholars and practitioners of women’s voting rights both historically and today will discuss the evolution and current state of women’s right to vote and how the votes of women affect women’s policy priorities. Free and open to all.
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Presented in partnership with the CU Boulder LeRoy Keller Center for the Study of the First Amendment and the Boulder Jewish Community Center.

Speakers Include:

Coline Jenkins
Great, Great Granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton • Legislator • Author • Television Producer
The great, great granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Coline Jenkins is a legislator, author and television producer. Through the years, she has used her talents to inspire both awareness and pride in women’s history. Coline is co-founder and president of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust, a collection of 3,000 objects of women’s suffrage memorabilia that has been lent to museum exhibits, book publishers, documentary film producers, presidential libraries, popular magazines, television programs (both domestic and international) and Congressional testimony. The Trust’s lending practice fulfills its mission: To preserve the history of the women’s right movement, to educate the public on this history, and to promote the advancement of women’s rights.

Denise Lieberman
Civil Rights Attorney • Faculty Director, Voter Access & Engagement Initiative, Washington University
Denise Lieberman is a civil rights attorney and nationally recognized expert on voting rights. Most recently serving as Director of the Power & Democracy Program at Advancement Project National Office in Washington DC, Denise is also Faculty Director of the Voter Access and Engagement Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis. A renowned constitutional and civil rights lawyer for almost 25 years, Lieberman has been at the forefront of voting rights debates in her home state of Missouri and across the country. 

Sally A. Nuamah
Award-Winning Scholar • Advocate • Filmmaker
Sally A. Nuamah is an award-winning scholar, advocate, and filmmaker whose work explores issues of race, gender, education policy, and political behavior. She completed her Ph.D. in political science at Northwestern University in June 2016. Currently, she is a tenure-track professor of Urban Politics in Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University. Previously, she worked as an assistant professor at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, a postdoctoral postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University, a Women and Public Policy fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and a predoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Her first book, How Girls Achieve, was released by Harvard University Press in April 2019.

Christina Wolbrecht
Director, Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy; University of Notre Dame
Christina Wolbrecht is professor of political science, director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy , and C. Robert and Margaret Hanley Family Director of the Notre Dame Washington Program. Her most recent book, A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage (with J. Kevin Corder, Cambridge 2020), examines how women voted across the first 100 years since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. Wolbrecht also is the co-author (with Corder) of Counting Women's Ballots: Female Voters from Suffrage Through the New Deal (Cambridge 2016) and the author of The Politics of Women’s Rights (Princeton 2000), both of which were recognized with national book awards. She is co-editor of the journal Politics & Gender and a founding executive board member of WomenAlsoKnowStuff, an initiative to promote the work of women experts in political science.