Join us for a dialogue about women’s lives, power, entitlement and empowerment in honor of Women’s History Month, featuring a panel of four diverse, feminist authors and activists representing generations from Generation Y to pre-Baby Boomer—Gloria Feldt, Elizabeth Hines, Deborah Siegel and Courtney E. Martin. Come and join the long overdue discussion and check out the lively debate already taking place online: http://womengirlsladies.blogspot.com/
Marking the second anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Laura Flanders, host of GRITtv, moderates an audience speak-out on women's goals for the 21st century. C. Nicole Mason, Executive Director of Women of Color Policy Network at NYU's Wagner School, gives the keynote address: "Now is the Time -- Activating Women Leaders for a Collective Change." Panelists include Ana L. Oliveira, President & CEO of The New York Women's Foundation, and Ai-jen Poo, Lead Organizer and Founder of Domestic Workers United (DWU). This is an audience participation driven event. We invite you to share your thoughts on the issues that most impact women and girls.
Performance by award-winning musical artist Toni Blackman.
The Women's Media Center is proud to co-sponsor the Center for New Words annual WAM! conference. The WMC will be offering a three-hour on-camera training during the "PR: Getting Your Work Out There" intenstive pre-conference session on Friday, March 27, led by WMC Vice President Glennda Testone, Media Director Tristin Aaron, and Media Manager Rebekah Spicuglia.
The Women's Media Center was founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem to make women more visible and powerful in the media. The WMC places female voices into the media, offers media training, and publishes original reports and commentaries as well as links to women columnists and bloggers, news organizations, and journalism sources on its Web site, www.womensmediacenter.com.