University of Pittsburgh Bradford
Gender Equality Event

Gender Equality Event

When: Monday, January 13, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Mukaiyama University Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons

Description:

 For the first half hour, visitors may visit displays to explore topics such as the YWCA; issues facing those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender; women in the media; women in the workplace; and Native American history.

            At 7:30 p.m., a speaker from the YWCA will talk about the gender inequalities within domestic violence. Nicki Kellogg, a criminal justice major from Cuba, N.Y., will give a brief overview about human trafficking. Dr. Dani Nier-Weber, director of the Writing Center and assistant professor of composition at Pitt-Bradford, will speak about women in the workplace; and Tonya Ackley, coordinator of community engagement and the Harriett B. Wick Chapel at Pitt-Bradford, will talk about gender stereotypes.