Pitt-Bradford students are sponsoring a Gender Equality Event on
Monday, Jan. 13, to bring awareness to gender issues and promote and inspire
The event, which will be held from 7
to 9 p.m. in the Mukaiyama University Room, is not recommended for children
under the age of 16 since it will address topics such as domestic violence and
The event is designed to bring
awareness to gender issues and promote and inspire gender equality. It is not
recommended for children under the age of 16 and topics such as domestic
violence and sexual assault will be addressed.
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.
Student organizers for the event are
Kellogg, Sara Bova, a history-political science major from Bradford, and Emily
Harris, a business management major from Sharon Hill.
For more information, contact
Kellogg at firstname.lastname@example.org.