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DON'T MISS: The State of Female America!

This Tuesday, November 27th, we are so proud to be bringing you The State of Female America, a public discussion at NYC's Cooper Union about how inequality and public policy affect violence against women and celebrate those who are working towards systematic change.

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Meet the Women Behind The State of Female America

We have an inspirational group of women who will take part in this discussion, here's some brief information about each, make sure to check out their work!


Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw is a prominent figure in Critical Race Theory and currently a professor at UCLA School of Law and Columbia Law School specializing in race and gender issues.
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Eve Ensler is the Tony Award winning Playwright, performer, and activist and Founder/Artistic Director of V-Day.
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Laura Flanders is the host and founder of GRITtv with Laura Flanders and the author of the New York Times bestseller BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species. She is a regular contributor on MSNBC, Flanders has appeared on shows from Real Time with Bill Maher to The O'Reilly Factor.
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Karen Higgins is a Registered Nurse and Co-President of National Nurses United, the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in U.S. history.
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Amber Hollibaugh is the Executive Director of Queers for Economic Justice, a progressive non-profit organization committed to promoting economic justice in a context of sexual and gender liberation.
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Amy Leon is a student at NYU and member of the V-Girls Action Team, a dynamic of girl activists from around the world.
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Ai-jen Poo is the Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, a national alliance of domestic workers in 19 cities and 11 states, working to gain respect, recognition and protections for America's 2.5 million domestic workers.
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Randi Weingarten is president of the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, which represents teachers; paraprofessionals and school-related personnel; higher education faculty and staff; nurses and other healthcare professionals; local, state and federal employees; and early childhood educators.
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Ann Wright is a Retired Col., having spent 26 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves. She was a diplomat in the State Department for 15 years, serving in the U.S. embassies of Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Grenada and Nicaragua. She resigned in 2003 in protest of the then-impending invasion of Iraq. In 2009, she co-authored, Dissent, Voices of Conscience.

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