Tune In for Our Panel on How to #StandUptoSexism

March 24, 2017

 

AAUW’s new #StandUptoSexism campaign has sparked lively conversation on social media, in the news, and in communities. AAUW and NYU Washington, DC, are convening a series of panel conversations now through October 2017 to keep this important dialogue going both online and off. Join us online or in person for this discussion series to learn how to fight gender bias in your thoughts, at your workplace, and through your activism.

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Schedule

(Not) All in Your Head: How Women Internalize Sexism
This panel will focus on gendered microaggressions, their psychological impact, and the leadership gap.

Date: March 24, 2017
Time:
 1 p.m.
Location: NYU Washington, DC, 1307 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20005

The F-Word: How to Be a Feminist in the Workplace
This panel will focus on the challenges women face while navigating their feminism at work.

Date: April 14, 2017
Time:
 1 p.m.
Location: NYU Washington, DC, 1307 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20005

Feminist To-Do List: How to Maximize Your Activism

Date: September (Date TBD)
Time:
 1 p.m.
Location: NYU Washington, DC, 1307 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20005

Register now for our first panel, (Not) All in Your Head: How Women Internalize Sexism. If you can’t make it in person, join us for a livestream of the event!

(Not) All in Your Head: How Women Internalize Sexism

Moderator

Soraya Chemaly @schemaly
Director of the Women’s Media Center Speech Project

Soraya Chemaly is a writer and activist whose work focuses on the role of gender in culture, politics, religion, and media. She is the director of the Women’s Media Center Speech Project and organizer of the Safety and Free Speech Coalition, both of which are involved in curbing online abuse, increasing media and tech diversity, and expanding women’s freedom of expression. In 2013 Chemaly won the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Donna Allen Award for Feminist Advocacy and the Secular Woman Feminist Activism Award. ​In 2014 she was named one of Elle magazine’s 25 Inspiring Women to Follow on Twitter. She writes and speaks regularly about gender, media, tech, education, women’s rights, sexual violence, and free speech.

Soraya Chemaly

Speakers

Abigail Sara Lewis @AAUWCampus
Vice President of AAUW Campus Leadership Programs

Abigail Sara Lewis, Ph.D., is the vice president of campus leadership programs for AAUW. Previously she worked at Barnard College as the associate dean of preprofessional advising and the associate director of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies, where she oversaw a curricular and experiential women’s leadership program, cofounded the first international undergraduate research journal focused on women’s leadership, and supervised student delegations that organized leadership training workshops for high school students in Brazil, China, France, and India. Lewis holds a doctorate in history and a certificate in women’s and gender studies from Rutgers University and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in African American studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, and Columbia University, respectively.

Abigail Lewis, AAUW VP Campus Leadership Programs

Gina C. Torino @SUNYEmpire
Associate Professor of Human Development at State University of New York Empire State College

Gina C. Torino, Ph.D., received her doctorate in counseling psychology from Columbia University in 2009 and is currently a licensed psychologist and associate professor of human development at State University of New York Empire State College. She has published widely in topics such as cultural competency development, microaggressions, white racial identity development, and how to teach strategies that promote cultural self-awareness. Recently Torino coauthored a research article on the Gender Microaggressions Scale, which measures gender-based microaggressions (subtle acts of sexism) directed toward women. Torino is also a coeditor of a forthcoming book entitled Microaggression Theory: Influence and Implication, which will examine the current and future state of research pertaining to microaggressions.

Photo of Gina Torino, Associate Professor of Human Development at State University of New York Empire State College

C. Nicole Mason @cnicolemason
Executive Director of the Center for Research and Policy in the Public Interest at the New York Womens Foundation

C. Nicole Mason is the author of Born Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America. For more than two decades Mason has worked on a range of pressing social issues from violence against women to reproductive justice to economic security. She is an Ascend fellow at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C., and is also the former executive director of the Women of Color Policy Network at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. There she held the distinction of being one of the youngest scholar-practitioners to lead a major U.S. research center or think tank. Under her direction the Network became a leading authority and voice on public policies impacting women of color, low-income families, and communities of color. She also delivered a TEDTalk at TEDWomen 2016 on the courage to disrupt and the gift of being difficult.

Photo of Nicole Mason, Executive Director of the Center for Research and Policy in the Public Interest at the New York Women’s Foundation

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