This annual lecture honors the late Joanne H. Alter’s pioneering work on behalf of women interested in social action and public service.
Speakers and Performers
Claire McCaskill was the first woman elected to the United States Senate from Missouri. She sits on four Senate committees, including Armed Services, Commerce, Homeland Security and Government Affairs (HSGAC), and Aging. McCaskill is also chairman of an HSGAC Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight, and was named as one of the select senators to sit on the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, formerly known as the Truman Committee. She currently divides her time between Washington DC and St. Louis.