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Flagler Forum speaker to discuss visionary women

Mar 14, 2022

Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy will present a lecture delivered by the author of “Visionary Women,” Andrea Barnet on March 22, 2022, at 7 pm in Lewis Auditorium. She will present “The Pioneering Lives of Jane Goodall and Alice Waters.”

Barnet was a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review for twenty-five years. She wrote primarily on the arts and culture, with a special concentration on biographies of early twentieth-century artistic and literary figures.

Barnet is the author of All Night Party: The Women of Bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930, which was a finalist for the 2004 Lambda Literary Awards. She also wrote Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall and Alice Waters Changed our World, a finalist work for the 2019 PEN/ Bograd Weld Award for biography.

Her journalism has appeared in the Smithsonian Magazine, the New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and The Toronto Globe and Mail, among other publications.

Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy has invited nationally recognized journalists and commentators to St. Augustine since 1998 to discuss issues of importance in regional, state, and federal government.  

Forums are free and open to the public. If you are a person with a disability and need reasonable accommodations, please contact Phil Pownall at 904-819-6460. Sign Language Interpreters are available upon request with a minimum of three days' notice. Call 904-826-8677 or visit for more information. 

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