Tag Women

Alumna Nancy Armstrong shares stories of American women’s movement

March 2, 2017

UW-Madison graduate Nancy Armstrong is senior producer of MAKERS, a multimedia platform that includes the first documentary of the modern American women’s movement and the largest collection of women’s stories ever assembled.

Jennifer Warren wants more female movie directors

February 22, 2017

Of the top 100 films released in 2016, women directed only four. Actress, director and UW alumna Jennifer Warren is out to change that.

Retirement leaves big shoes to fill at women’s science community

November 18, 2016

Ann Haase Kehl retired after 15 years helping to support women entering fields where they have traditionally been rare.

Brenner’s simpler fertility test is basis for promising UW–Madison spinoff

April 28, 2016

BluDiagnostics co-founder Katie Brenner says the idea came directly from her own difficulty with conception.

Donna Shalala keynote speaker for UW–Madison Global Summit for Women

April 7, 2016

The former UW–Madison chancellor will consider the status of women and well-being in Wisconsin and the world.

UW-Madison alumna and women’s financial equality advocate dies

February 8, 2016

Lorna Jorgenson Wendt gained national fame in 1996 as a pioneer in the quest for equality before, during and after marriage.

Media Advisory: Newsmaker who called out Microsoft CEO to speak Friday

October 15, 2014

Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, will discuss ways to increase women's participation in science and technology careers on Friday, Oct. 17.