One of the first women to receive a doctorate for work in women’s studies in the United States (UC Santa Cruz, 1978), Dr. Wagner is also a founder of one of the country’s first women’s studies programs at California State University, Sacramento (1970). A women’s studies faculty member for 41 years, she is currently adjunct faculty in the Honors Program at Syracuse University. Wagner is the nation’s foremost authority on Matilda Joslyn Gage.
Sarah M. Flick
Syracuse native Sarah Flick is a passionate women’s rights advocate. She graduated from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School in 2011 with a degree in policy studies and political science. She previously served as Girl Ambassador Program Assistant, where she coordinated the group’s trip to the UN Commission on the Status of Women and oversaw the publication of a booklet comprised of interviews between the girls and local women leaders. Her professional background includes political campaign management and community organizing.