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Women Authors Across Cultures: Where Are We Going?
May 1, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Strength in Numbers/Power in Connection is hosting a panel discussion with four renowned women authors from various backgrounds to discuss how women can manage and move forward in our current society. They will explore topics related to the pandemic, climate change, gender inequality, political upheavals, racial unrest, and democracy.
- Bandy X. Lee – The New York Times bestselling author and advocate for mental health assessments of elected leaders; President, World Mental Health Coalition.
- Andrea Pino-Silva – Author, “We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out”; her work was featured in “The Hunting Ground,” a film about her campus assault activism; Doctoral Student, UNC-Chapel Hill.
- Lutze Segu – Social Justice Doula/Blogger (www.lutzesegu.com); Collaborates with organizations to improve their culture/policies regarding racism, gender- and LGBTQ-biases; Ph.D. Candidate in The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, University of British Columbia.
- Jessica Valenti – The New York Times bestselling author of “Sex Object: A Memoir”; Journalist, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The Guardian; named one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by The Guardian; her hard-hitting newsletter, “All in Her Head,” influences women around the world.
This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with Strength in Numbers/Power in Connection.
May 1, 2022 @ 2:00 pm -
May 1, 2022 @ 3:30 pm