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Special Screening of Miss Representation

Chicago, IL • March 20, 2018

Join us for one of 30 screenings of Miss Representation - a documentary focused on how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

Morningstar
22 W. Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602
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.



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Full Agenda

5:30 - 6:00 pm - Registration and Networking with Refreshments

6:00 - 7:30 pm - Welcome Remarks and Film Screening

7:30 - 8:00 pm - Group Discussions and Refreshments

~8:00 pm - Event Concludes


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Kristy Wallace
Kristy Wallace

New York, NY

CEO at Ellevate Network

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Maricella Herrera Avila

VP Operations & Strategy at Ellevate Network

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