Only Woman in the Room

mon01aug10:00 ammon4:00 pmOnly Woman in the Room

only woman in the room golda meier house museum


(Monday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-06:00)

Event Details

Featuring Keynote Speaker Pnina Lahav
Monday, August 1, 2022 | 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. 
Auraria Campus, Denver CO
Registration required

Many defining moments guided Golda Meir’s incredible life journey. 

We invite you to gather with distinguished authors, renowned women’s studies experts, prominent museum professionals, and some of Golda Meir’s family and friends to explore Meir’s life-defining moments. We’ll explore the ways Meir broke down barriers on her life’s path and discuss how women’s empowerment, agency, and the power of sisterhood made her who she was. This symposium will help guide a future museum exhibit. 


Pnina Lahav | Featured Keynote Speaker 
Boston University Law School professor and author of The Only Woman in the Room: Golda Meir and Her Path to Power, a feminist biography published by Princeton University Press this summer.

  • Meron Medzini
    A spokesperson for Prime Minister Meir, author of Golda Meir, a Political Biography, and the son of Meir’s life-long best friend.
  • Gideon Meir 
    Golda Meir’s grandson and an accomplished Israeli musician.
  • Sophia Berry Lifschitz 
    Curator of Modern Art for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel’s first art museum, founded in 1932 and dedicated to preserving and displaying modern and contemporary art from Israel and abroad.
  • Norma Joseph, PhD 
    Feminist activist, Associate Director of the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies, Professor, Religions and Cultures, Concordia University.
  • Andrea Malcomb 
    Museum Director, Molly Brown House Museum, Denver, CO


The Golda Meir House Museum is located on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver CO. Auraria Campus is easily accessible by major highways and RTD light rail and bus lines. Abundant paid parking lots and garages are available on campus. For overnight guests, the Marriot SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown is located within walking distance of the event. Call the hotel and mention the Golda Meir House Museum for a discounted rate.

SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown
1190 Auraria Parkway, Denver, Colorado, USA, 80204
Tel: +1 303-705-7300


Contact Lena Fishman, Executive Director of the Golda Meir House Museum, lena.fishman@ahec if you are interested in being a symposium sponsor.


Lena Fishman | Executive Director of the Golda Meir House Museum | lena.fishman@ahec


Registration includes the one day symposium including a Kosher lunch and refreshments.
All registration fees support the operation of the Golda Meir House Museum.

  • Early Bird | Register before June 30: $60
  • General Registration | Registrations after June 30: $75
  • Student Rate (with current valid school ID): $20


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