Gender and Leadership in Unions

Book Launch and Discussion on March 21, NYC
Cornell University: Worker Institute: News: Gender and Leadership
Monday, February 11, 2013

Book Launch and Discussion

Cornell ILR's Worker Institute and the Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity Queen Mary, University of London, UK invite you to celebrate the publication of Gender and Leadership in Unions (published by Routledge) by Gill Kirton and Geraldine Healy with contributions from Sally Alvarez and Risa Lieberwitz (Cornell University), Mary Gatta (Wider Opportunities for Women) and Heather McKay (Rutgers University).

Event Details:

Date: March 21st, 2013
Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00pm
Location: Cornell University, 16 East 34th Street, 4th Floor, New York City


Michelle Kaminski, Michigan State University – Where does it hurt? Questions about the organizational sources of disparate treatment of union leaders by gender

Dorothy Sue Cobble, Rutgers University – Women's Transformative Leadership and Global Labor Movements

Geraldine Healy and Gill Kirton – Women and union leadership in the UK and USA

Gail Richardson, Executive Vice President, CWA Local 1036


Space is limited. RSVP soon, and by 03/15/2013 for catering purposes: Stacy Reynolds,, 212-340-2809