TONIGHT (December 4), Tipping the Scale: Women and Girls in a #MeToo World will feature a panel of thought-leaders exploring the societal transformation known as the #MeToo Movement and the potential challenges to progress because of political, legislative, judiciary and cultural changes. The conversation will also look at how everyone can prepare themselves for life in what is arguable a critically important time in American history.
The goal of this event is to offer thoughtful insights and ideas that will help individuals and businesses better navigate this new normal.
Discussion topics will include:
•the impact on women’s rights from cultural and systemic changes;
•the challenges and opportunities to come;
•strategies for empowering women and girls;
•#MeToo…#Times Up…Now What?;
•the role of men in the movement.
•Majora Carter - Principal, The Majora Carter Group
•Melissa D'Andrea - Vice President of Programs, Girls Inc. of New York City
•Julie Fink - Managing Partner at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, Attorney – United States vs Windsor
•Jane Hanson (Moderator) - Emmy Award Winning Television Journalist
All proceeds will support Girls Inc. of New York City programs.
ABOUT GIRLS INC OF NYC
Launched in 1998, as a member of the national organization, Girls Inc. of New York City provides safe spaces, mentoring, and programming that help girls build lasting skills that will enable them to succeed. Trained youth development professionals deliver, Girls Inc. programming that's intentional (every component serves an important purpose) and compensatory (for gender inequity). We also advocate with--and for--girls to create systematic change. We understand the needs of girls and how to enable their development into strong, smart, and bold adults.