Barbara has worked as an editor, writer, and journalist, and is currently a member of the board of the Veteran Feminists of America. She is the author of Foremost Women in Communications and coauthor of Sappho Was a Right On Woman. Nancy F. Cott is the Jonathan Trumball Professor of American History at Harvard University and the Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is the author of numerous books including The Grounding of Modern Feminism.
Her life may appear to be a wild ride but just below the surface it is clear, Zoe Nicholson has never take her eyes off of the prize, equality. From Civil Rights in the 60’s, lesbian rights and CA Prop 6 in the 70’s, feminism in the 80’s ~ Marching On to Pennsylvania Ave for LGBT rights on October 11, 2009 was just another pilgrimage on her path. With a BA in Religion and MA in Ethics, Zoe has taught school, opened a bookstore, worked in hi-tech on Wall street, and written three books. She is the founder of ERA Once and For All, a life long member of NOW, NWPC, Veteran Feminists of America and outspoken voice for LGBTQAI rights. Her heroes are Gandhi, Alice Paul and the activists she has met along the way. On any given day you can hear her, “I have been straight, gay, lesbian and bi; I have had an abortion and fasted for the ERA. I hang out at the intersection of feminism and equality. For me, there is no place else to be.” You can find her on any of her 9 websites, 6 facebook pages, 4 twitter accounts and her youtube channel at onlinewithzoe.
Chelsea Del Rio served as NOW leadership 2001 – 2009 as Vice President and President of Sacramento NOW; Vice President and President of CA NOW. Before returning to school for a Master’s degree (CSU, Sacramento 2007-2009) she served women and children for five years as a child care social worker. She is currently a rising third year Ph.D. student in History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she also serves as the Vice President of the Graduate Employees’ Organization. Chelsea studies 20th century women, specifically focusing on lesbian identity and community formation, and the intersections of lesbian, feminist, and intergenerational activism.
Lindsey Horvath served in leadership for NOW 2005-2009 as Founding President & President Emeritus of Hollywood NOW and VP Young Feminist of California NOW. She is an Entertainment Advertising Executive at Cold Open, and served on the West Hollywood City Council from May 2009-March 2011. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Gender Studies.
Lindsey is the former President of the National Women's Political Caucus, NWPC-LA Westside; former chair of the City of West Hollywood's Women's Advisory Board; Board member of the Women's Reproductive Rights Assistance Project; and Board member for Women Against Gun Violence. She also served as Co-Chair of Women for Gavin Newsom along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Dianne Feinstein. In 2010, she earned the Woman Democrat of the Year for the 42nd District from the Los Angeles County Democratic Party.
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