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Gender, Women’s Suffrage, and Political Power: Past, Present, and Future (GWSPP) Conference

November 18, 2020 - November 19, 2020

Registration is now open for the Gender, Women’s Suffrage, and Political Power: Past, Present, and Future (GWSPP) Conference!

Taking place November 18-21, 2020, the conference will explore the diversity of women’s influence and actions in electoral politics, political power, and leadership. GWSPP is hosted by MSU’s Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen), MSU Department of History, and University of Michigan’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG).

Keynote Speakers:

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Governor of Michigan

Thursday, November 19

6:15 – 6:30PM Eastern Standard Time


President Elizabeth Bradley

President of Vassar College

Glass Ceilings and Maternal Walls: Women and Academic Leadership

Wednesday, November 18

12:00  – 1:00PM Eastern Standard Time


Erin Vilardi

Founder and CEO, Vote Run Lead

The Power of Women in 2020

Wednesday, November 18

4:30  – 5:00PM Eastern Standard Time

Featured Workshop:

Vote Run Lead’s 90-Day Challenge

Led by Shannon M. Garrett

Thursday, November 19

5:00 – 6:00PM Eastern Standard Time


Learn more about the conference and view the full program on our website.


November 18, 2020
November 19, 2020