Chautauqua Women's Club Contemporary Issues Forum

  • The Politics of a Divided America: The Factors That Will Matter for ALL Voters

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

    The Chautauqua Women’s Club Contemporary Issues Forum features Terry Madonna in its final lecture for the 2020 Assembly.

    Madonna is a professor of public affairs and director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Frankl...

  • Understanding & Managing Stress for Better Mental & Physical Health

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, August 18, 2020.

    Bruce Rabin details understanding and managing stress for better mental and physical health.

    Rabin is the retired Professor of Pathology at University of Pittsburgh and Medical Director of the Division of Clinical Immunopathology...

  • The Conspiracy Theorists Are Winning

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

    Adrienne LaFrance details the impact of misinformation and conspiracy theories.

    LaFrance is the executive editor of The Atlantic. She wrote the magazine’s June cover story about the conspiracy theory known as QAnon, and has rep...

  • 20for2020: A Glimpse into the Future

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, July 10, 2020.

    Former U.S. CTO Megan Smith discusses the (inclusive) future of innovation, work, AI and more.

    An award-winning entrepreneur, engineer, and tech evangelist, Smith is the CEO and co-founder of shift7, a company working collaboratively...

  • Four Phases of Women’s (and a Growing Number of Men’s) Career Cycles

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

    Avivah Wittenberg-Cox details global gender balance and how to adjust to a changed world.

    Wittenberg-Cox is the CEO of 20-First, a global consulting firm working with companies interested in capturing the competitive advantage of ge...

  • Equal Rights Now: The Fight for Equality 100 Years Later

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

    Chautauqua Women's Club Contemporary Issues Forum: Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul on the centennial of the 19th amendment and women receiving the right to vote.

    Hochul began her career in public service on her local town board, before servi...

  • Leslie Przybylek: Smithsonian's Portraits of Pittsburgh

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

    Leslie Przybylek details the recent exhibition “Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery.” Przybylek is the senior curator at the Senator John Heinz History Center in association with the Smiths...

  • Politics, Protests & a Pandemic: How the 2020 Election Has Been Transformed

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, August 11, 2020.

    Beth Fouhy continues the Chautauqua Women's Club Contemporary Issues Forum series in Week Seven.

    Fouhy is the senior editor of politics at NBC News and MSNBC. She has spent more than two decades as a political reporter, producer...