Spring 2023 Lecture Series: Helen Barrett Montgomery Lecture

  • Dr. Su Yon Pak, Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean and Associate Professor of Integrative and Field-Based Education at Union Theological Seminary
  • Rev. Alicia Forde, International Office Director at the Unitarian Universalist Association

Lecture History:

Planned and sponsored by the Advisory Committee to the Program in the Study of Women and Gender. The first institute was in November 1995 and brought leaders of national and international renown to lead in a dialogue around the theme "Women Re-imagining a Violent World". Helen Barrett Montgomery who died in 1934, was a prominent Rochesterian, church leader and tireless worker for the advancement of women in education and society. With Susan B. Anthony and Mary Gannett she formed the women’s Educational and Industrial Union and was its first president. She chaired the committee to raise funds to force the University of Rochester to accept women as students. She was the first woman to be elected to public office in the community, and as president of Northern Baptist Convention now ABC USA, first woman to head a major Protestant denomination. Her husband was a trustee of CRDS and was a strong supporter of the school.

Date & Time

March 6, 2023 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


Virtual , NY

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