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Alice Paul: Performance live stream and Q&A
This summer, Maryland Humanities raises the voices of four notable women who took action to secure their right to vote. We highlight the unique story of each of these historic figures as they fought for their rights. This year’s series starts in the 1600s and continues through the modern era.

Join us on July 15th as Joanna Guy and Liz Cannon bring Alice Paul (1885-1977), leader of the twentieth century women’s suffrage movement and wrote the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), to our virtual stage.

1pm: stream of the performance
2pm: live Q&A with Joanna Guy, Liz Cannon, and the Maryland Humanities staff

Visit www.MDChautauqua.org for full biographies and further reading.

Jul 15, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Elizabeth Cannon and Joanna Guy
Elizabeth (Liz) Cannon served on the Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities from 2010-2019 and has been an avid Chautauqua supporter for more than 20 years. Retired from a long career at Hewlett-Packard Co., she resides in Frederick, Maryland. Liz has performed in community theater and has conducted extensive research on Alice Paul. She holds a BA from Santa Clara University and an MA from Stanford University. Joanna Guy won the Maryland State History Day individual performance contest in 2009 with her portrayal of Alice Paul. She has a broad range of experience in vocal performance and theater, and as a teen held the title of National Youth Storytelling Grand Torchbearer. Joanna is currently employed as a Senior Manager at Marriott International, Inc. in Bethesda and resides in Washington, DC. She holds a BA in Government and Music from Cornell University and an MBA from Duke University.