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Women and Politics: Is it important to elect a female president?

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Join the Center for Civil and Human Rights for a conversation on gender bias in the United States political system and the value of female representation. Leading the conversation on social barriers to women’s rights is Angela Rye (CNN Political Commentator), Dr. Beth Reingold (Emory University), and Sara Guillermo (IGNITE). We will address the question: Is it important to elect a female president?

The doors will open at 6:00 PM for a welcoming reception and the program will begin promptly at 6:30 PM.

Guests to this event should enter through our first floor entrance located on Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, closest to our water features.

Members of the Center for Civil and Human Rights receive VIP reserved seating to this event. If you’re not a member, click here to become one today.

About the panelists:

a-rye-headshot-aboutAngela Rye is Principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies. She is a CNN Political Commentator and NPR Political Analyst. She has been featured as an influential politico, lawyer, and advocate by several publications and has an unwavering commitment to ensuring positive change. Click here to read a recent article from The Root highlighting the powerful commentary of Angela Rye.
reingoldDr. Beth Reingold has a joint appointment in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Political Science. Her research and teaching interests center around the politics of gender, race, and representation, primarily in the context of American state legislatures. Current research projects also examine: inequalities and biases in legislative leadership selection; anti-feminism and women’s representation; and the interracial dynamics of immigration politics and policy-making.
sara_2Sara Guillermo, Chief Program Officer, has a long history with IGNITE, having run program at Lionel Wilson Prep in East Oakland. She brings extensive experience in youth leadership, curriculum development, program management and capacity building. She has served the Oakland and larger Bay Area community since 2008 through after-school programs focused on leadership development, service and bridging the achievement gap at ASPIRE public schools, Build On, and Seeking Common Ground.


October 27, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States
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