Bold Women. Change History.
Lisa Kathleen Graddy
Featured speaker in the Bold Women. Change History. lecture series.
Lisa Kathleen Graddy is a curator of American political history, reform movements, and women’s political history at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History—the division that holds the famous First Ladies collection. Her work centers on the ways that Americans, particularly women, have found a public voice and wielded political power through reform movements, voting rights movements, suffrage organizations, and political parties. Graddy is co-curator of the exhibition American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith—coming to the History Colorado Center—and the companion book. She is also working on the new exhibition Creating Icons: How We Remember Woman Suffrage along with books and programs to mark the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment.