Irene Tinker

Irene Tinker has served on the faculties of Howard University, Federal City College, American University, and the University of California/Berkeley. She has conducted research in fifty-four countries and lectured in thirty-six. Tinker was director of the office of International Science at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, where Margaret Mead taught her about lobbying the UN, and she co-founded the Wellesley Center for Research on Women and founded the International Center for Research on Women and the Equity Policy Center.