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Nominations Sought For Alice Stoke Paul Award

December 17, 2007

Do you know a woman who is a leader in business, academics, public service, the law or her community?  If so, consider nominating her to be recognized with The Alice Paul Equality Award.   

The awards are named in memory of Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977). Born in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, Alice Paul dedicated her life to the single cause of securing equal rights for all women by:

  • Leading the final campaign for women’s right to vote
  • Authoring the Equal Rights Amendment
  • Initiating gender equality principles in both the United Nations Charter and the 1964 Civil Rights Act

 This year, the Alice Paul Institute, which educates and empowers women and girls to take leadership roles in their communities, will again honor several outstanding women who have contributed significantly to the goal Alice pursued throughout her life:  equality for women in all areas of our lives.   WIP his co-sponsoring the event this year.  

The awards dinner will be held on April 30, 2008 at the Princeton Hyatt.  Nominations are being sought  from WIP, as well as several other groups including lawyers, business people, academics, legislators, and community leaders. The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2008.   For more information, visit 

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