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Thursday, October 25, 2018

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Justice for All

Time: 5:30 pm to 7 am

Contact: Davida Finger · davida.finger@gmail.com · 5042926715

Location: CLE in Room 405 and Reception in Greenville Hall, Broadway Campus

Southeast La Legal Services CLE and Celebration 

Women Rising: Politics of Running for and Serving in Elected Office

Time: 7:15 pm to 10 pm

Contact: Patricia Boyett · pbboyett@loyno.edu · 5048653082

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall

Women Rising:

Politics of Running for and Serving in Office

Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7:15 PM


Forum Description

The event serves to provide insight into the surge in women running for office this year, especially for Congress, and its implications for national politics, as well as for the future of women in office at the state and local level.

Welcome & Appreciation of Sponsors

Dr. Patricia Boyett

Director of the Women’s Resource Center/Assistant Professor of History


Introduction of Panelists

Ms. Rula Thabata, President Women in Politics/Senior, Political Science

Ms. Athena Merida, Co-Director of Programing, Women’s Resource Center/Junior, Political Science


Research Presentation of Women in Politics

Dr. Natasha Bingham, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Ms. Ariadne Acevedo, Research Assistant, Department of Political Science

Ms. Mallory Dickerson, Research Assistant, Department of Political Science

Dr. Sean Cain, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science


Moderated Panel Discussion

Ms. Elsie Dunbar, Founder of STEM Gems, Graduate of Emerge Louisiana 2018

Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen, New Orleans City Council, District E

Dr. Tammy Savoie, Candidate U.S. Congress, District 1, Louisiana, Gradate of Emerge Louisiana 2018


Discussion with the Audience

Moderated by Ms. Rula Thabata & Ms. Athena Merida



Women in Politics will host a reception in the lobby of Nunemaker following the panel.



Department of Political Science

Loyola Society for Civic Engagement

Women in Politics

Women’s Resource Center