Center for American Progress

ADVISORY: Women’s Leadership and Gender-Equity Issues from a Multigenerational Perspective
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ADVISORY: Women’s Leadership and Gender-Equity Issues from a Multigenerational Perspective

Washington, D.C. — Multiple generations of women play an active role in our society, and all age groups agree on the need for more female leadership. Yet for women of different cohorts, the word “leadership” can mean very different things. On Tuesday, May 12, the Center for American Progress and the National Education Association will co-host an event examining the progress and persistent challenges of gender-equity issues. The event will feature a panel discussion that will explore women’s leadership and gender-equity issues from a multigenerational perspective.

WHO:

Introduction:
Princess Moss, Secretary-Treasurer, National Education Association

Featured panelists:
Judith Lichtman, former President and current Senior Advisor, National Partnership for Women & Families
Olivia Ortiz, Campaign Coordinator, Know Your IX
Katha Pollitt, columnist, The Nation
Amy Richards, Co-founder, Soapbox Inc.; Co-founder, Third Wave Foundation

Moderated by:
Judith Warner, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

WHEN:

May 12, 2015
12:00 p.m. ET – 1:15 p.m. ET

A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005

RSVP:

RSVP to attend this event.

For more information or to speak with an expert, contact Chelsea Kiene at ckiene@americanprogress.org or 202.478.5328.

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