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What Is Woman? | Hannah Pickens | TEDxBTNSchool
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Added Aug 16, 2016
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The position of women in government isn't an accident. In this passionate talk, Hannah Pickens details how distinctions between men and women are built into the American psyche. She moves forward to how individuals can nevertheless foster equality, regardless.

Hannah Pickens is a junior at BASIS Tucson North. A child of a military family, Hannah lived in six different cities before settling in Tucson. She is president of the BASIS Model United Nations team and elected president of the BASIS chapter of National Honors Society. She has a passion for international relations and is an avid feminist.

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