Participants compare and contrast the challenges faced by community activists, business women and nurses of yesterday and today. Topics include: hospital hierarchy, nurses who speak out, differences in income and managerial opportunities, differences in training and education, differences in responsibility, attitude toward women in the workplace, attitude toward women and financial management and obtaining loans, committees put in place by women activists, importance of the female appearance, importance of reputation, morality and codes of conduct.

Title: Mission History
Box: E
File: 1
Topic: Women of Yesterday and Today: Panel Discussion Series
Interviewer: Bonnie Huskins (Facilitator)
Interviee(s): Perry Cleven, Sherry Conroy, Mac Evans, Darlene Manzer, Wendy Matus, Muriel Windebank, Cathie Marcellus
Date: April 15, 1997
Scope: 2 audio tapes; short summary
Length: N/A
Summary: The participants in the discussion compare and contrast the challenges faced by community activists, business women and nurses of yesterday and today. Topics include: hospital hierarchy, nurses who speak out, differences in income and managerial opportunities, differences in training and education, differences in responsibility, attitude toward women in the workplace, attitude toward women and financial management and obtaining loans, committees put in place by women activists, importance of the female appearance, importance of reputation, morality and codes of conduct.