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2016 Fall Event

October 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Global Rights for Women in Conversation with Gloria Steinem

Where: 3rd floor ballroom of the Hilton Minneapolis (1001 S Marquette Ave)

When: October 6, 2016. Check-in opens at 11:00am with event starting promptly at 11:30am and ending at 12:30pm. This is a sit-down event and a light lunch will be served.

Writer, activist, organizer, and icon of gender equality, Gloria Steinem has addressed a wide range of women’s rights issues throughout her life and career. Recently, Ms. Steinem has focused her attention on the prevalence of violence against women. Global Rights for Women Executive Director Cheryl Thomas will engage Gloria in a lively conversation on what it means to be a woman in the world today and why ending violence against women and girls is so critically important.

TORONTO, NOV 30, 2015.. STEINS TALKS‶. Feminist Icon, Gloria Steinem, writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer who travels across the world, poses backstage prior the Globe Talks event with Globe journalist Ian Brown, in the Jane Mallett Theatre on November 30, 2015. Glenn Lowson photo for The Globe and Mail

photo credit: Glenn Lowson 

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer. She travels in this and other countries as an organizer and lecturer and is a frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality. She is particularly interested in the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse as roots of violence, non-violent conflict resolution, the cultures of indigenous peoples, and organizing across boundaries for peace and justice. She now lives in New York City, and is the author of the newly released travelogue My Life on the Road.

If you missed the conversation, check out the live recording here!






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And thank you to JNBA Financial Advisors for their generous underwriting support of our 2016 event!



October 6, 2016
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Global Rights for Women


1001 Marquette Ave