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RightsWatch: The Struggle for Equality in Women’s Soccer: A One-Day Symposium

Friday, April 6, 2018
12 pm – 3 pm

Forum for Scholars and Publics
Duke’s West Campus Quad
011 Old Chem
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Join us for The Struggle for Equality in Women’s Soccer, a one-day symposium to be held on April 6, 2018, at the Forum for Scholars and Publics. A light lunch will be served.  


Panel 1: US Women’s Soccer and the Struggle for Equality, 1970-2000
12 pm – 1:15 pm


Jeffrey Gerson, University of Massachussetts Lowell

Dan Levy, Senior Vice President of Wasserman’s Action Sports and Olympics Division

Carla Overbeck, Former Captain of U.S. National Team and Assistant Coach of Duke University Women’s Soccer

Anson Dorrance, Head Coach of the North Carolina Tar Heel Women’s Soccer Team

LUNCH 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Panel 2: Global Struggles for Equality
1:45 pm – 3 pm


Shireen Ahmed, Writer and Blogger

Gwendolyn Oxenham, Writer, Filmmaker, and Former Professional Soccer Player

Jean Williams, University of Wolverhampton/JJHeritage Consultancy

Grant Wahl, Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated


This event is co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics and the Duke Human Rights Center @ the Franklin Humanities Institute as part of the RightsWatch program

View the event on the FSP website for more information.


April 6, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics
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