Schapiro, Beth Susan

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Beth Susan Schapiro, political consultant, feminist and social activist, was born in 1949, and obtained degrees from the University of Maryland (1971, B.S in education) and Emory University (M.A., Ph. D., 1977, 1979, in political science). She has been active and held offices with several Georgia and national organizations, including the Feminist Action Alliance, Inc., ERA Georgia, Inc., the Women's Political Caucus, and Women Business Owners, Inc. She was campaign manager for 1974 candidate for the Georgia House of Representatives, Kathryn Burke, was an intern for Georgia Representative Eleanor Richardson (1977), and was an aide to Georgia Representative John Hawkins (1978). In 1983, Schapiro managed Linda Hallenborg's Georgia campaign for vice chair of the National Women's Political Caucus. Schapiro was inducted into the YWCA's Academy of Women Achievers in 1994.

From the description of Beth Schapiro oral history interview [sound recording], 1995 October 11. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 289028986

Beth Susan Schapiro (born 1949), political consultant, feminist and social activist, obtained degrees from the University of Maryland (1971, B.S. in education) and Emory University (M.A., Ph. D., 1977; 1979, in political science). From 1971-1979, she taught in both public and private schools and colleges. Schapiro has been active and held offices with several Georgia and national organizations including the Feminist Action Alliance, Inc., ERA Georgia, Inc. (formerly Georgia Council for the ERA), the Women's Political Caucus, and Women Business Owners, Inc. She was campaign manager for a 1974 candidate for Georgia House of Representatives, Kathryn Burke, was an intern for Georgia Representative Eleanor Richardson (1977), and was an aide to Georgia Representative John Hawkins (1978). In 1983, Schapiro managed Linda Hallenborg's Georgia campaign for vice chair of the National Women's Political Caucus. In addition to holding several appointed positions on both the local and state levels, Schapiro was Executive Director of Research Atlanta, 1981-1984, and has since run Beth Schapiro and Associates, a polling and strategic consulting firm in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to other awards and honors, Beth Schapiro was inducted into the YWCA's Academy of Women Achievers in 1994.

From the description of Beth S. Schapiro papers, ca. 1970-1995. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 62121883

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creatorOf Schapiro, Beth Susan. Beth Schapiro oral history interview [sound recording], 1995 October 11. Georgia State University
creatorOf Schapiro, Beth S., 1949-. Beth S. Schapiro papers, ca. 1970-1995. Georgia State University
referencedIn ERA Georgia, Inc. ERA Georgia records, 1973-1982. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
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Women--Political activity
Women--Political activity--Biography
Political activists
Feminists--Biography
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