1980s

1980s

In their interviews, alumnae from the 1980s speak about their individual experiences at Brown, as well as their participation in the broader women's movement, with special attention paid to race and sexuality, as well as gender.

Image: Women's Speakout, 1985. In the spring of 1985, women students gathered to protest sexism, harrassment, and rape at Brown. A silent march across campus was followed by a rally and speakout. This photograph depicts Toby Simon, Director of Health Education, with her son, Ben. The students, from right to left, are Lisa Krackow, Dana Rae Warren, Melissa Walker, Rinku Sen. Image Source: University Archives Photograph Collection.