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2007 Stanton/Anthony Conversations

Lunch & Conversation with Champions: LPGA Women & Their Heroes

On Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at Locust Hill Country Club in Pittsford NY, panelists Natalie Gulbis, Nancy Lopez, Lorena Ochoa, and Morgan Pressel came together to share their insights.

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Daring the Impossible: A Strong Woman Takes on the World

University of Rochester
October 19, 2007
Luncheon 12 noon, Conversations 1:15 p.m.

Luncheon:

 Lynne Cox

For Lynne Cox in 1987, this meant a 2.7 mile swim across the Bering Straits, where water temperatures range from 38-42 miles Fahrenheit. This frigid swim began a thaw of the Cold War; as Presidents Reagan and Gorbachev proclaimed that Lynne "proved by her courage how closely to each other our peoples live." The International Swimming Hall of Fame calls Lynne "the best cold water, long distance swimmer the world has ever seen." She is also the author of the critically acclaimed book Swimming to Antarctica. (She really did).

Visit Lynne's website for more information.

At lunch, Lynne received the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award.

Conversations:

Daring the Impossible: Strong Women Take on the World
October 19, 2007

International Swimming Hall of Fame member Lynne Cox, National Women's Hall of Fame member Ann Bancroft, hiker and author Carol Stone White, and other women adventurers discuss how they’ve used their physical strength, tenacity, and courage to draw attention to causes larger than their own ambitions.

Click here to view panelists' biographies.