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Hill, Anita (Faye)

(1956–  ) lawyer, professor; born in Lone Tree, Okla. After Yale Law School, she worked in Washington (1981–83) then taught law at Oral Roberts (1983–88) and the University of Oklahoma (1988). Her testimony at the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas (1991) put sexual harassment on the national agenda.
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Dr Huacheng Zhang, Professor Huanting Wang and Associate Professor Zhe Liu and their team in the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, in collaboration with Dr Anita Hill of CSIRO and Professor Benny Freeman of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, have recently discovered that MOF membranes can mimic the filtering function, or 'ion selectivity', of organic cell membranes.
A commission headed by Anita Hill and composed of and funded by some of the most powerful names in Hollywood has been created to tackle widespread sexual abuse and harassment in the media and entertainment industries.
Anita Hill, who famously accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in the '90s, came to the defense of a new Thomas accuser this week.
Further reading: 25 Years Later: Anita Hill On Sexual Harassment, Pay Equity and Title IX Survey: Financial Services Firms Are Overdue for SEC Exams FactorTrust Names Barbara Sinsley GC and Chief Compliance Officer
He's also receiving strong Emmy Awards buzz for his direction on 'Confirmation,' the HBO drama starring Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in a dramatisation of her accusations of sexual harassment and testimony against Clarence Thomas during his Supreme Court nomination.
While the focus will inevitably be on Anita Hill and Thomas, the central players, this spare retelling offers greater insight into the cluelessness of the white male senators determining Thomas' professional fate than of the "He said, she said" divide.
attorney general) and past president of the Association of American Law Schools and of the Society of American Law Teachers, Jordan was counsel to Professor Anita Hill during the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, which brought the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace onto the national stage.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Freida Mock directs Anita: Speaking Truth to Power, a documentary about Anita Hill, an African-American woman who dared to speak up about sexual harassment in the workplace.
Deputy Chief Executive Craig Roy will be acting Chief Executive effective immediately until the Christmas break, when Dr Anita Hill will step into the Chief Executive role until Dr Marshall begins on January 15, 2015.
In 1991 the televised coverage of African American lawyer Anita Hill testifying that Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her riveted the nation and mobilized activism around sexual harassment.
Abramson brought up Anita Hill noting the attorney who accused U.
New this year, Hot Docs presented the Scotiabank Big Ideas series, featuring live onstage discussions with documentary subjects including Anita Hill, Romeo Dallaire, Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss.