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Virtual- Women Economic Empowerment (WEE): Power Hour
August 26, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
‘Seat at the Table’ panel forum
With the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, women won the right to vote, and with it a seat at the table in politics and government. Empowered by this victory, they soon gained rights and opportunities in other fields as well.
One hundred years later, Americans are celebrating the gains women have achieved throughout society. Yet much remains to be done. Women are half the American population, yet there are still many tables at which they have too few seats. The remaining challenge in the quest for true gender equality is achieving an equal number of seats for women and men at the tables where important decisions are made.
Discussion for panelists: In the 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment, women have made gains in countless career fields beyond politics and government. Yet they often have faced challenges and obstacles not experienced by men in those fields. And they continue to face challenges. Speaker details and program session information to be announced soon.