A Feminist Survival Guide to Seattle
When: Thursday, October 30; registration 7-7:30AM; breakfast 7:30-8:45AM
Where: Sheraton Hotel, 1400 6th Ave
Cost: Free; suggested donation $150; registration
Join WFA for a powerful, inspiring morning to improve the lives of women and girls. This year’s keynote speaker is Lisa Ling.
Lisa Ling is an executive producer and host of Our America on OWN: the Oprah Winfrey Network. This September, Lisa will move from OWN to CNN, where she will host her own show. As the former field correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show, contributor to ABC News’ Nightline and first female host for National Geographic Explorer, Lisa Ling has reported from dozens of countries, covering women’s stories around the world, including women living in poverty, sex-trafficking of youth, gang rape in the Congo, and bride burning in India. She is the co-author of Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride: Rituals of Womanhoodand Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home, which she penned with her sister, Laura. She is a co-founder of www.SecretSocietyofWomen.com and contributor to www.iVolunteer.org.