At a reception before her March 23 Women's History Month keynote lecture, economist and writer Julianne Malveaux talks with invited guests. Her lecture, entitled "Making Room for Sadie--A Diversity Metaphor," explored the life of Sadie T.M. Alexander, a renowned African American lawyer in Philadelphia who turned to law after societal prejudice prevented her from pursuing her chosen field of economics.
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Malveaux makes room for Sadie in keynote
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander did things differently. As a young black woman, she enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania at a time when young black women simply did not enroll at the University of Pennsylvania.
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