Screening & discussion of Makers: Women Who Make America. The production tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years. It chronicles trailblazing women as they pursued their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy. The story is narrated by Meryl Streep, and interviews feature Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters among others.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.
Dr. Melanie Gustafson, Associate Professor of History at UVM and advisor of the Vermont Women’s History Project
Cary Brown, Executive Director of the Vermont Commission on Women
Mary Moran, Superintendent of the Rutland Public Schools
This event is free and open to the public.