Women of New York
Monday, March 25 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Marty Schneit will detail the history of fifteen women who made significant contributions to New York and the world at large at a time in United States history when full equality for women was not yet recognized. Marty will talk about the many talented and dedicated women of New York City who made a difference then that still affect us all today and have left a lasting imprint on the modern era. Some of the women that Marty will discuss are Rose Schneiderman, Emma Lazarus, Jane Jacobs, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Rosalie Ida Blun, Bess Myerson, Alva Smith Vanderbilt and Mae West.
Marty Schneit, a born and bred New Yorker, is a Historian and licensed New York City Tour guide. He has lectured at New York Public Library, National Council of Jewish Women and numerous other places. He typifies pride and passion for the City of New York.