IWF Founder Jean Jew, M.D.’s personal story of sexual and racial harassment is the subject of the book, They Don’t Want Her There: Fighting Sexual and Racial Harassment in the American University. This written account by Jean’s lawyer, Carolyn Chalmers, is the story of the decade long details of the justice process Jean and Carolyn endured together and the events leading up to one university hearing and two trials against a large medical school in the heartland.
Carolyn Chalmers’s career as an employment litigator, law firm partner and mediator spans four decades of scores of cases of sex discrimination in American universities. This book, They Don’t Want Her There, is a 2023 Minnesota Book Award finalist.
Proceeds from the sale of the book will support the work of the Iowa Women’s Foundation.