Nikki Van Hightower Interview
- Main contributors
Van Hightower, Nikki; Blum, Elizabeth D.
A three part interview with Nikki Van Hightower. In the first interview, Hightower discusses her childhood, influences, and background. She speaks about women in politics at the time she was growing up, her decision to become involved in change, and the women's movement at the national level and in the Houston area. She discusses policies, conferences, and various organizations made to help women. She offers advice to women interested in entering the world of politics. She discusses the development of the Houston Area Women's Center (HAWC), noting the lack of services for women as a major factor in her decision to help establish HAWC. She also touched on the obstacles HAWC faced, and its transformation to an influential symbol.
The Friends of Women's Studies, University of Houston; Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Houston
Women; Politics and government; Van Hightower, Nikki
- Rights Statement
- In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted
- Physical Description
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Carey C. Shuart Women's Research Collection
Barbara Karkabi Living Archives Series
- Other Identifiers
Other: HQ1233 .L5985 1995 DVD; Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm9692t684z
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