Join me at an event!

March 2021

Race and Rights in the Suffrage Movement: The Stories of Alva Belmont, Rose Schneiderman, and Irene Moorman, Keynote Women’s History Month, Vanderbilt University

March 2021

How Wealthy Women Funded Feminism, Naper Settlement History Speaks Series

December 2020

“Stanford and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” Stanford Historical Society

September 2020

“The Long Road to Voting,” History Happy Hour, Indiana Historical Society

History Happy Hour: The Long Road to Voting

August 2020

“How Suffragists Built Community Before the Digital Age” Women’s Philanthropy Institute Symposium,Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

August 2020

Women’s Suffrage,” Authors for Truth Series, Prince George County, Maryland

August 2020

“Funding Woman Suffrage” and “Race and Rights in the Suffrage Movement”, Northern Illinois University

June 2020

“Votes for Women,” League of Women Voters, Aurora, Illinois

May 2020

Panel on woman suffrage, Berkshire Conference for Women’s History, Baltimore, MD

May 2020

Opening Lecture for exhibition, “Women Get Things Done: Caretaking, Activism, and Tradition, 1860-1880,” The Library Company, Philadelphia, PA

March 2020

“The Power of Philanthropy,” Purdue University Northwest

March 2020

Keynote, Women’s History Month, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

January 2020

“Inequality in a Movement for Equality: Wealth, Race, and “Sisterhood” in the Woman Suffrage Movement” American Historical Association Meeting, New York

February 2020

Purpose-Driven Philanthropy,” panelist, Women’s Weekend, Women’s Impact Network, Duke University, Durham, NC

November 2019

“Race and Suffrage,” Western New England University Law Symposium, On Account of Sex: Women’s Suffrage and the Role of Gender in Politics Today, Springfield, MA

November 2019

Chair and Comment, “Formative Experiences: Region, Gender, and Race in the Early Lives of Future Activists” Southern Historical Association, Louisville, KY, November

November 2019

“The Power of Philanthropy: Winning the Vote for Women” Keynote, Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis

September 14, 2018, 1:45-3pm


Association of Fundraising Professionals Development Day, Chicago

Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 1 Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago

October 16, 2018, 6pm

Author Talk, Co-op Seminary Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Hyde Park

Seminary Co-op

October 23, 2018, 6pm

Funding Feminism: Meet the Author Book Talk

Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago

Newberry Library

November 1, 2018, 12noon

The Power of Philanthropy, Keynote Speaker, Annual Luncheon

Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee

The Garage, 400 W Canal Street, Milwaukee

January 28, 2019, 1:15-2:30pm

Women Empowering Women

Nineteenth Century Charitable Association, Oak Park, Illinois

February 23, 2018, 3-5pm

Gender and Sexuality Seminar, Newberry Library

60 W. Walton Street, Chicago

March 6, 2018, 6-7pm

Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Branch

400 S. State Street, Chicago

March 15, 2018, 7-8:30pm

Women’s Suffrage and the Vote: Funding Feminism Panel Discussion

National Archives, William G. McGowan Theater

700 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC


April 12, 2018

Biennial Forum on Women and Philanthropy

Women’s Philanthropy Council, University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

April 28-29, 2018

Bay Area Book Festival

Berkeley, CA

May 7, 2018, 12noon and 2pm

Susan B. Anthony House Museum

17 Madison Street, Rochester, NY

June 7-9, 2018

Southern Association for Women Historians Triennial Conference

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

October 3, 2017, 4:30pm

Women and Philanthropy Institute, Lilly School of Philanthropy, IUPUI

October 8, 2017, 4:30pm

Women’s Museum of California, San Diego, CA

October 9, 2017, 4pm

University of San Diego, San Diego, CA


October 10, 2017, 6pm

Book Passage, Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA

October 18, 2017, 7pm

Boswell Books, Milwaukee, WI

October 29, 2017, 4pm

Short Stories Bookstore, Madison, NJ

October 30, 2017, 7pm

Montclair Public Library/Watchung Booksellers, Montclair, NJ

Montclair Library/Watchung Booksellers With the Author

November 5, 2017

Evanston History Center, Evanston, IL

November 8, 2017, 4pm

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

November 10, 2017

Southern Historical Association, Dallas Texas – Book Launch Party with Karen L. Cox

November 17, 2017

Arnova Conference, Grand Rapids, MI