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Founder's Day - 125th Anniversary

Agnes Scott College's Annual Founder’s Day Convocation, celebrating Agnes Scott’s 125th anniversary, will be Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. in Rebekah Scott Hall, Katharine Woltz Reception Room.  

In honor of Agnes Scott's 125th Anniversary, the college is focusing its Founder’s Day festivities around the theme of women’s leadership in the 21st century. Dr. Nannerl "Nan" O. Keohane, president emerita of Wellesley College and Duke University, will be the convocation speaker.  

Dr. Keohane is a senior scholar of public affairs at Princeton University. A renowned political theorist, she has spent much of the past decade reflecting on issues of leadership and gender and is the author of the 2010 book Thinking about Leadership and lead author of Princeton University’s groundbreaking 2011 report on Undergraduate Women’s Leadership.

Founder’s Day Convocation will be followed by a celebratory reception in the Alston Center where the college will officially unveil Agnes Scott’s 125th Anniversary Timeline.  At 4 p.m., there will be a roundtable discussion, “Lean In, Aim High, Speak Out:  Reflections on Leadership.”

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