Feminist and author Lisa Leghorn received her Master's degree from Goddard College. She is the author of Social Responses to Battered Women (1976), co-author of Who really starves? : Women and World Hunger (Lisa Leghorn and Mary Roodkowsky, 1977); Woman's Worth: Sexual Economics and the World of Women (Lisa Leghorn and Katherine Parker, 1981); and co-author (with Betsy Warrior) of Houseworker's Handbook (1974), as well as numerous published articles. In the 1970's Leghorn worked with Transition House, a battered women's shelter in Boston.
No further biographical information is available at this time.
From the guide to the Lisa Leghorn Papers MS 270., 1966-1982, (Sophia Smith Collection)
|creatorOf||Lisa Leghorn Papers MS 270., 1966-1982||Sophia Smith Collection|
|referencedIn||Cell 16 (Organization). Records, 1968-1974.||Women's Movement Archives|
|referencedIn||Transition House. Records, 1975-1983 (inclusive).||Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America|
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|associatedWith||National Women's Conference (1st: 1977: Houston, Tex.)||corporateBody|
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|Food supply--Developing countries|
|Women in development--International cooperation--History--Sources|
|Women's rights--United States--History--20th century--Sources|