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PISSED OFF: The Fight for Gender Equity in Politics and Sports

Monday, March 8, 7:00 PM
International Women’s Day Program

Susan Stamberg, Special Correspondent for National Public Radio, moderates a wide-ranging conversation about the successes, obstacles, and ongoing work happening to achieve gender equity. Panelists include USA sports columnist and CNN commentator Christine Brennan, former Washington DC Mayor and the Founding Director of the Institute of Politics Policy and History, Sharon Pratt, and filmmaker and DC Statehood advocate, Aviva Kempner, whose 3min work-in-progress preview of her upcoming documentary, Pissed Off and her newly-launched initiative, SEW: Sports Equality for Women, set the scene for the conversation.

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Monday, March 15, 7:00 PM

On the occasion of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 88th birthday, founder and CEO of the Wrap, Sharon Waxman, moderates a discussion about the Justice’s legacy, life and memory.

Joining Waxman are Freida Mock, the Oscar-winning director of Ruth – Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words; Jennifer Carroll Foy; candidate for Governor of Virginia; and Lilly Ledbetter, plaintiff in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and women’s equality activist, public speaker, and author.

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