Women As Leaders in the USSR
ELENA SVERDLOVA
TATIANA ZABELINA
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1991

Recent events have put the leadership of the Soviet
Union into the international spotlight. Elena
Sverdlova
and Tatiana Zabelina will explore the role of
women as political leaders in the USSR.

Originally from Moscow, Mrs. Sverdlova received her
Ph.D. in biology from Moscow State University. She
has been an assistant professor of biophysics there since
1965. From 1966 to 1969 she lived in Washington, D.C.,
while her husband was First Secretary of the Embassy of
the USSR. Her grandfather was the first president of the
Soviet Union.

Mrs. Zabelina graduated from Moscow State University with a Ph.D. in history. She teaches at the Institute
of Latin America at the USSR Academy of Sciences,
while doing post-graduate research at the Academy's
Institute of the Labor Movement. In addition, she has
taught for ten years at the Institute of the Youth
(Komsomol). Mrs. Zabelina is also a member of the Soviet
Women's Committee and the Women's Commission of
the Soviet-American Society.

Come get their personal insight on the explosive
changes that have dominated the headlines. Return the
enclosed coupon and join us for dinner at 6:00 and
speeches at 7:00.