Mobilizing from Suffrage to Equality-Are We There Yet? (Live)

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Local Author Jane Plitt will be presenting an overview of the influences and methods required for the ultimate success of women’s suffrage, and what remains for us to achieve equality.
A 1969 graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial & Labor Relations, Jane Plitt was directly hired as Rochester Telephone’s staff assistant in labor relations and was the company’s first female management trainee.   Promoted to several managerial positions, Plitt left in 1973 to become the Executive Director of the National Organization for Women.  In 1979, she founded JP ASSOCIATES, a business consulting firm.  Ms. Plitt also worked as a labor arbitrator. Plitt is recognized in Who’s Who in the United States and the World.   In 2018, she was recognized with her husband for the Spirit of Manatee Leadership award given by the Manatee Community Foundation and was recognized for being a Women of Achievement by the AAUW - Bradenton Chapter.   In 2017, she received the Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, along with many other accolades throughout her life. 

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