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WREI promotes Women Writing Africa


WREI Launches The American Woman 2003–2004 at the National Press Club



WREI to honor Ann Dibble Jordan with 2004 American Woman Award
On September 29th, WREI's 2004 American Woman Award Gala will celebrate Ann Dibble Jordan, who represents America's proud-and largely female-tradition of social and community service. For many years, a professor of social work at the University of Chicago, she now applies the wisdom and practical experience gained in her professional career to benefit hospitals, universities, symphonies, art galleries, and charities, many of them here in Washington, DC.


2004 FellowsSaluting the Magnificent Seven!
The Class of 2004 was feted by family, friends, and federal legislators on June 22nd at WREI’s annual Capitol Hill salute. Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island and Congress-women Jan Schakowsky (Illinois) and Carolyn Maloney (New York) were on hand to extol the program and praise “their” Fellow. Over 100 guests gathered in the LBJ Room of the U.S. Capitol to hear from the seven Fellows and their sponsors, including WREI Board member and CWA Secretary/Treasurer Barbara Easterling and WREI Advisory Council member Mayada Logue of Altria.


WREI Releases Crossing Borders Report on Immigration
On Thursday, May 13, the two-year Crossing Borders project culminated in the release of its first report on immi-gration as a women's issue. The six authors were joined by experts from Capitol Hill, women's organizations, and social advocacy groups for a half-day seminar to examine their findings. The full-color report is available in PDF format on the Crossing Borders project page.


WREI Honors Marsha Johnson Evans
On October 20th, WREI presented its 26th American Woman Award to Marsha Johnson Evans, a retired Navy Admiral, who went on to head the Girl Scouts of America and now the American Red Cross. See pictures from the event and learn more about Admiral Evans’s outstanding “three-hatted” career at 2003 Gala.


Comprehensive Chronology of Significant Events Affecting Women's Service in the United States Military

WIM: Fourth Edition.Now available: A new—expanded—edition of WREI's popular booklet "Women in the Military: Where They Stand." In addition to information on the active duty forces, the fourth edition now includes information on women in the Reserve and Guard forces and also on women veterans.



The American Woman 2003-2004WREI is pleased to announce the launch of the ninth edition in WREI's acclaimed American Woman series: Daughters of a Revolution-Young Women Today. This edition focuses on young women between the ages of 25 and 34 and the opportunities and challenges confronting the young women who are daughters of baby boom generation. Isn't there a Baby Buster or Boomer in your life who'd enjoy examining how their lives have contrasted? Order your copy today!

The American Woman Received Five Stars on
I've looked high and low for a good textbook to use for the class I will teach on "Women & Politics" in the fall at Samford University. . . This book is chock full of powerful statistics that tell no lies about what it means to be a woman in U.S. society, and also how one's racial identity affects one's experience of womanhood. . . "

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