GENDERFICATION: The Power of Women Working Together -- RSVP Today

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn about the journey women in Nevada have made from the early years of Nevada, through the women’s movement era, women’s current connection and looking to the future influence of women in Nevada.  This event will include influential women from all over Nevada who are passionate about  the power of women working together .  Mark your calendar for these dynamic discussion events and actively participate in the discussion while connecting with other Nevada women.

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From Margins to Mainstream  April 25, 2015  |  10am-12pm  |  Location-Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve

Discussion of how women made early Nevada a sustainable community through beautification, sanitation, and setting community standards.  Women made their voices heard in most policy and civic decisions.

Eventbrite - GENDERFICATION: The Power of Women Working Together Discussion Series

Moderator:

Kim Russell-Humanities Touring Artist, Author, Arts Integration Specialist

Speakers:

Patricia D. Cafferata, Esq.-First woman elected to a state office, Treasurer, Author

Cynthia Cicero-Historian

Ida M. Gaines-Community Activist and Leader in women’s organizations, especially in West Las Vegas

 

Making Progress through Movements  May 9, 2015  |  10am-12pm  |  Location-Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve

Discussion of post World War II to present.  Women were involved in the civil rights, social and community services, and the women’s movement.  More women ran for partisan office and became directly involved in creating laws and policy.

Eventbrite - GENDERFICATION: The Power of Women Working Together Discussion Series May 9, 2015

Moderator:

Dawn Gibbons-Former First Lady of Nevada, Entrepreneur, Communications Specialist and Advocated for Important Causes

Speakers:

Mary Stewart, PhD-Director, School of Social Research and Justice Studies University of Nevada/Reno, Author, Documentarian

Rozita Lee-Appointed by President Barrack Obama to his Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Hon. Karen Bennett-Haron-First African American Female ever appointed State's Justice System

Ruby Duncan-Welfare Rights Activist, Nevada Welfare Rights Organization Founder, Founded Operation Life

 

Standing on Their Shoulders  May 30, 2015  |  10am-12pm  |  Location-Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve

Discussion of women’s connections today and how they might function now and in the future.

Eventbrite - GENDERFICATION: The Power of Women Working Together Discussion Series May 30, 2015

Opening Remarks:

Honorable Dina Titus, U.S. Representative NV-01

Moderator:

Claytee White-Director, Oral History Research Center, University of Nevada/Las Vegas

Speakers:

Fawn Douglas-Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Arts & Recreation Facilitator

Erin Bilbray-Founded Emerge Nevada, Non-Profit Founder, Community Leader

Rikki Cheese-ABC Channel 13 Anchor, Las Vegas Native, Active Non-profit Supporter

 

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