AZ Celebrates The 19th Amendment 2018
Sun, August 26, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
“This year’s program is all about the women. . . the ones who are courageously speaking out about their past abuse and harassment through the #MeToo movement; the ones who are working tirelessly to end violence against women and children and to change the culture that allows it to continue; the ones who are working to recruit more young women in STEM education; the ones who are working to pass the ERA; and the ones who are running for office to give women equal representation in our government.
This year we are honored to have as our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Gail Dines. Dr. Dines is Professor Emerita of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Wheelock College in Boston, an internationally acclaimed speaker, author, and a feminist public intellectual. Dr. Dines is also Founder and President of Culture Reframed, a non-profit organization that takes a public health approach to prevent, build resilience to, and ultimately eradicate the harms of pornography. The women of Arizona have seen their fair share of sexual harassment in the work place, including our legislature. And we have been told no, once again, by our legislators that we cannot have equality and constitutional protection through passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. So, we can think of no better person than Dr. Dines to motivate, inspire and encourage women to help each other!
Also speaking is Dr. Melissa Wilson Sayres, Assistant Professor, Genomics, Evolution & Bioinformatics, School of Life Sciences, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University. Dr. Sayres will speak on the importance of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.
We’ll also have a short presentation by the League of Women Voters, Metropolitan Phoenix to encourage ALL WOMEN TO GET OUT THE VOTE!”
1:30 – 2:45 pm Registration, Sponsored Tabling Set-Up
2:45 – 4:00 pm Main Program
4:00 – 5:00 pm Dessert Reception/Networking
tickets: $12.24 to $22.49:
“AZ Celebrates The 19th Amendment is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the history of women’s suffrage, women’s liberation and civil right movements. We strongly advocate for women’s equality and protection under constitutional law by passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. We encourage women to become active community leaders and to seek political office, and we support young women who aspire to become our future leaders through educational scholarships. Most importantly, we strongly urge women to get out and VOTE!”