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Public Release Event - Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California
Start Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2012 10:00 AM
End Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2012 1:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
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Mount St. Mary's College, in partnership with the California Commission on the Status of Women, presents the public release of the groundbreaking The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California.

Thursday, March 29, 2012
10 AM to 1 PM

Mount St. Mary’s College
Doheny Campus, The Rose Hills Auditorium
10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Featuring a panel discussion on the future of women and the issues they face in California. Speakers and panelists include Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning actor and founder, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media; Azure Antoinette, spoken word artist, photographer, advocate; Maria Blanco, vice president for civic engagement, California Community Foundation; Helen Boutrous, chair, department of history and political science, Mount St. Mary’s College; Ann McElaney-Johnson, president, Mount St. Mary’s College; Judy Patrick, president, Women’s Foundation of California; Linda J. Sax, professor and author, The Gender Gap in College: Maximizing the Developmental Potential of Women and Men; and Val Zavala, vice president, news and public affairs, KCET.

Women have made great strides in the last 100 years, but they remain vastly underrepresented in elective office, scientific fields and the boardrooms of California. The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California focuses on key areas crucial to the advancement of women, including poverty, education, technology, employment, leadership, physical and mental health, and violence and incarceration.

Complimentary admission and parking provided. Each attendee will receive a copy of The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California.

Please RSVP no later than Thursday, March 22 by completing the form at the bottom of this page, or call 213.477.2962.

For sponsorship opportunities, please call 213.477.2761 or click here
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