Historically Speaking: Why Should Guys Have All the Fun?
- Sunday, May 21, 2023
- 2:00pm - 3:00pm
In Why Should Guys Have All the Fun?: An Asian American Story of Love, Marriage, Motherhood and Running a Billion Dollar Empire, a memoir by Loida Lewis, the renowned immigration lawyer and activist begins with her upbringing in the Philippines, and then her love affair with and subsequent marriage to financier Reginald Lewis, a trailblazing entrepreneur and financier. Mrs. Lewis also shares how she dealt with her husband's sudden death at the age of fifty and raised their two daughters while running a multinational corporation. Lewis will be joined by co-author Blair S. Walker and Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Associate Professor of English, George Washington University, who will moderate the program. Copies of the book will be for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises.