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Women's History Month Brunch Celebration: Miss Representation

San Diego, CA • March 17, 2018

Join us for a special screening of Miss Representation - a documentary focused on how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

Women's Musuem of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road
Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92106
US

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"The media is selling the idea that girls’ and women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality and not in their capacity as leaders. Boys learn that their success is tied to dominance, power, and aggression. We must value people as whole human beings, not gendered stereotypes." - The Representation Project

As part of Ellevate Network's celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we will be hosting chapter-wide (national & international) screenings of Miss Representation.

Miss Representation includes stories from teenage girls and provocative interviews with politicians, journalists, entertainers, activists, and academics like Lisa Ling, Nancy Pelosi, Condoleezza Rice, Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow, Rosario Dawson, Jackson Katz, Jean Kilbourne, and Gloria Steinem. The film offers startling facts and statistics to leave audiences shaken and armed with a new perspective.

In response to overwhelming public demand for ongoing education and social action in support of the film’s message, Newsom founded the organization that has become The Representation Project in April 2011. Using film as a catalyst for cultural transformation, The Representation Project inspires individuals and communities to challenge and overcome limiting stereotypes so that everyone, regardless of gender, race, class, age, sexual orientation or circumstance can fulfill their human potential.

Agenda:

9:30am - Buffet breakfast, meet and greet

10am - Screening

11:30am - Post Screening Discussion



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Community Discussion

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Erin McMullen

Thanks for hosting a great Saturday morning event with such a diverse group of accomplished women. It was a pleasure meeting you all. Jessica, I found the Hera Hub website and am excited to check them out. Thanks for the recommendation!

March 17, 2018

Jessica Z Hornbeck, MBA, QBO Advanced ProAdvisor, Former Chapter President and Co-President

Hi Ladies, Our screening event is 3/17 at 9:30am PST Local Time.... See you there!

March 13, 2018

Raquel Ugalde

Hi Steph, thanks for reaching out. We're connecting with the San Diego chapter to double-check the time. We'll confirm with you, and other registrants. Thanks for your patience! Best, Raquel

March 12, 2018

Steph Barry

Is this event really at 6:30am in San Diego? It says 9:30am EDT. Are you trying to have them all happen at the same time? I’m not sure you will get much of a turnout on the west coast. Or do you plan to launch it at 9:30am no matter what timezone? Steph

March 11, 2018

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