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Center for the Advancement of Women

2020 Events Program

Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™

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  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020

    Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™

    Speakers: Emerald Archer, Asha Dahya, Roxane Gay, Ann McElaney-Johnson, Senator Holly Mitchell, and Amy Elaine Wakeland


    Anti-Racism. Intersectional Feminism. A Path Toward Equity.

    The first in a series of conversations during this landmark year – the 100th anniversary of securing women’s right to vote – we discussed anti-racism, intersectional feminism and a path toward equity. Our first conversation featured author and cultural critic Roxane Gay, California State Senator Holly J. Mitchell, the First Lady of Los Angeles Amy Elaine Wakeland, Mount Saint Mary’s President Ann McElaney-Johnson, Author, Speaker and Founder, GirlTalkHQ Asha Dahya, and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s Emerald Archer.

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  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020

    Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™

    Speaker: Camille Bethune-Brown and Francille Rusan Wilson


    Equity and Agency: A Historical Look at the Last Century

    Join renowned historian Francille Rusan Wilson, Ph.D., associate professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, History and Gender & Sexuality Studies and interim chair of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Southern California and Camille Bethune-Brown, Ph.D., Director of Collections and the Library, Women’s Museum of California as they explored women’s history from the 19th Amendment to the present, with a focus on intersectional change agents who fought racism and sexism.

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  • Thursday, October 1, 2020

    Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™

    Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Speaker: Emerald Archer and Asha Dahya


    Equity and Agency: How Are California’s Women and Girls Faring?

    Schedule:
    9:30 AM –  9:55 AM: Coffee and connect with other attendees and explore the Sponsor and Exhibitor Hall
    10:00 – 11:00 AM: Event Program

    Equity and Agency: How Are California’s Women and Girls Faring?

    Asha Dahya, author, speaker and founder of GirlTalkHQ and Emerald Archer, Director, Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s will take a deeper dive into women and girls’ successes and challenges in areas such as politics, health and wellness, education and economic prosperity.

Program Speakers

Emerald Archer

Camille Bethune-Brown

Asha Dahya

Roxane Gay

Ann McElaney-Johnson

Holly J. Mitchell

Amy Elaine Wakeland

Francille Rusan Wilson