#galswithLEI Global

#galswithLEI Global

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#galswithLEI Global celebrates the Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Inspiration of women business and social entrepreneurs.

About this event

#galswithLEI is excited to go virtual and connect with a more distributed and diverse audience than ever before. Scheduled to run bi-monthly, #galswithLEI Global leverages the East-West Center’s unique access to the world’s policymakers, entrepreneurs, community leaders, and artists – virtually uniting these global forces with Hawaii’s women leaders to harness their collective experience, ambition, and passion.

Uppity Women

Thursday, August 4, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:15pm, Hawaii

Cascading global crises and opportunistic political leaders at home and abroad are challenging societal progress on gender roles and definitions of masculinity and femininity, eroding hard-fought gains in women’s workforce participation, reproductive funding and choice, and renormalizing misogynistic and discriminatory language at the highest levels. This seeming backward slide has left women across the globe struggling to understand the times, the struggle, and the language to be reclaimed. Join uppity women leading change in discussing whether women are gaining ground in representation, rights, equality, and voice or whether we are seeing a retrenchment of patriarchy, and what can be done individually and collectively to challenge systemic gender discrimination and empower and advance women globally.

Panelists: (listed in speaking order)

  • Robin MORGAN*, Feminist Icon, Poet, Novelist & Author, The Word of a Woman, and Syndicated Radio Host, WMCLive with Robin Morgan, New York @TheRobinMorgan
  • Khara JABOLA-CAROLUS, Executive Director, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, Hawaii IG: @statusofwomenhawaii
  • Mary Ellen ISKENDERIAN*, President & CEO, Women’s World Banking and Author, There’s Nothing Micro About a Billion Women, New York @MEIskenderian
  • Nancy REDD, Author, Body Drama and Pregnancy, OMG!, New York IG: @nancyredd

Moderator: Annalisa BURGOS, Reporter & Weekend Anchor, Hawaii News Now, Hawaii @AnnalisaBurgos

For bios and headshots, webinar format, and information on future webinars, visit www.eastwestcenter.org/galswithLEI and follow us on Instagram @EWCSeminars for the latest updates!

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