To honor the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., YWCA Greenwich and more than 30 community partners, will celebrate his life by hosting an outstanding panel of experts on the topic of “Women’s Power and Vote at 100 - A Conversation About Empowering Women.”
The centennial of the vote for women is a special opportunity to explore the barriers and opportunities for the advancement of women and girls.
We will cover a range of issues, from the right to vote, women running for office, the intersection of race and gender, to workplace harassment.
The panelists include Sheryl Battles, Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement, Pitney Bowes; Gretchen Carlson, American Television Commentator, Journalist, and Author; Denise W. Merrill, Connecticut Secretary of the State; and Patti Russo, Executive Director, Women’s Campaign School at Yale University.Event is FREE and open to the public
Date: January 23
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: YWCA Greenwich - 259 East Putnam Avenue
Cost: Event is FREE and open to the public
"So long as I do not firmly and irrevocably possess the right to vote, I do not possess myself. I cannot make up my mind - it has been made up for me."
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from the "Give Us the Ballot" speech, delivered in 1957