Endorsers of Monumental Women
Monumental Women is honored to have many supporters representing a wide variety of areas and interests. Here are a few of them:
Please note that endorsements reflect the personal opinions of the individuals listed – not necessarily the institutions with which they are affiliated.
New York City elected officials
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer; and ALL the women members of the NYC Council.
Congresswomen and Senators
Carolyn Maloney (NY); Rosa DeLauro (CT); Elizabeth Holtzman (NY ret.); Pat Schroeder (CO ret.); and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY)
Dr. Kathleen Barry (Susan B. Anthony: A Biography of a Singular Feminist); Penny Colman (Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World); Robert P.J. Cooney Jr. (Winning the Vote: The Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage Movement); Dr. Ellen Carol DuBois (Elizabeth Cady Stanton/Susan B. Anthony: Correspondence, Writings, Speeches); Polly Welts Kaufman (National Parks and the Woman’s Voice: A History); Lynn Sherr (Failure Is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony In Her Own Words); and Dr. Marjorie J. Spruill (One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement)
Sarah Burks (Cambridge Historical Commission); Jill Chambers (Indiana Women’s History Association); Dr. Blanche Wiesen Cook (John Jay College & Graduate Center); Dr. Joanne Goodwin (Women’s Research Institute of Nevada); Jill Moss Greenberg (Maryland Women’s Heritage Center); Judy Hart (former Superintendent of Women’s Rights National Historical Park); Marguerite Kearns (Edna Buckman Kearns Suffrage Collection); and Edith Mayo (Curator Emerita, Political History Division, Smithsonian)
Not-for-profit organization leaders
Ruth J. Abram (Lower East Side Tenement Museum); Liz J. Abzug (Bella Abzug Leadership Institute); Carole Artigiani (Global Kids); Nancy Genova (100 Hispanic Women); Eileen Hartman (National Women’s Hall of Fame); Desiree Jordan (Unite Women New York); Terry Lawler (New York Women in Film and Television); Molly Murphy MacGregor (National Women’s History Project); Ana Oliveira (Foundation CEO); Jessica Neuwirth (ERA Coalition); and Terry O’Neill (National Organization for Women); Sharon I. Nelson (CEO, Civically Re-Engaged Women)
League of Women Voters of New York City; National Organization for Women – NYC Chapter; 100 Hispanic Women, Inc. – National Chapter; NYS PowHer; Oregon Women’s History Consortium; National Collaborative For Women’s History Sites; and Women You Should Know
Actors and Writers
Jane Alexander; Kathleen Chalfant; Letty Cottin Pogrebin; Katrina Vanden Heuvel; Gloria Steinem; Jane Wagner; Lily Tomlin; Ken Burns; and Anna Quindlen
Local One, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.)
Capt. Brenda Berkman (ret. FDNY); Lilly Ledbetter; Robin Morgan; and Rosie Rios, former Treasurer of the United States
Monumental Women Club at LaGuardia High School; Feminist Club at the Dwight School; and Girl Scout Troops 3484, 3482 and 3746
Foundations and Companies
Monumental Women is grateful to
We also thank the over 1,000 individual donors who have generously contributed to our Monumental Women Campaign!