With the aim of creating a truly international permanent exhibition we have established an International Exhibition Advisory Committee of scholars and museum experts from around the world. We are honored that the following professionals have offered to contribute their time and cultural perspectives to our exhibition development process.

Mahnaz Afkhami, Founder and President, Women's Learning Partnership; Former Minister of State, Women's Affairs in Iran

Bolanle Awe, Former Director, Institute of African Studies; Historian, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Margot Badran, Visiting Scholar, Program of African Studies, Northwestern University

Christine Bard, Professor of History, University of Angers, France; Head of Archives du Féminisme

Aparna Basu, Professor Emerita of History, University of New Delhi, India; President, All-India Women’s Congress (AIWC)

Purnima Bhatt, Professor of African History, Hood College, Maryland

Ida Blom, Professor of History, Emeritus, University of Bergen, Norway

Marilyn Boxer, Professor of History, Emeritus; Former Vice President, Academic Affairs, San Francisco State University

Gabriela Cano, Professor of Philosophy, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico

Krassimira Daskalova, Professor of History, St. Kliments University, Sofia, Bulgaria; President International Federation for Research in Women’s History (IFRWH)

Felicia Ekejiuba, Former Head of African Section, UNIFEM

Anita Göransson, Professor in Gender, Economic Change, and Organization, Linköping University, Sweden

Maria Grever, Professor of History and Theory, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Karen Hagemann, James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Noriyo Hayakawa, Historian, Ferris University, Yokohama, Japan

Suad Joseph, Professor of Sociology, and Middle Eastern Women's Studies, University of California, Davis

Sheila Kitzinger, Social Anthropologist of birthing practices and motherhood around the world, Oxford University

Dorothy Ko, Professor of Chinese History, Historian of early Chinese women, Barnard College

Louise Lamphere, Anthropologist, University of New Mexico

Kari Gaarder Losnedahl, Curator, Bergen Museum, University of Bergen, Norway

Edith Mayo, Curator Emeritus in Political History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian

Ann McGrath, Director, Australian Center for Indigenous History, The Australian National University, Australia

Debra Michals, Exhibit Developer; Women's Historian, Boston, Massachusetts

Francesca Miller, Independent Scholar, Latin American Women's History; prize-winning author

Maria Beatriz Nizza da Silva, Professor of Women's History, University of Porto, Lisbon, Portugal; and São Paulo, Brazil

Mary O'Dowd, Senior Lecturer in Modern History, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland; Past President, International Federation for Research in Women’s history (IFRWH)

Shana Penn, Open Society Institute Fellow and Visiting Scholar, Women's Leadership Institute, Mills College, California

Natalia Pushkareva, Women’s History, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Samina Quraeshi, Professor, School of Architecture, University of Miami, Florida

Lyn Reese, Women in World History Curriculum, Berkeley, California

Ruth Rosen, Former Professor of U.S. Women's History, University of California, Davis; Researcher, Rockridge Institute

Leila J. Rupp, Professor of Women’s Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara; Former Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Women’s History

Joni Seager, Dean of the Faculty, Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada

Fatou Sow, Professor of Sociology, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal; University of Paris

Margaret (Peg) Strobel, Professor Emerita of Women’s Studies and African History, University of Illinois

Ashraf Zahedi, Sociologist, Beatrice Bain Center, University of California, Berkeley

Wang Zheng, Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Chinese History, University of Michigan


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