A Feminist Survival Guide to Seattle
When: Thursday, October 13, 12PM-1PM
Where: Fisher Pavilion (Seattle Center)
Cost: FREE (donation suggested); RSVP here
The theme of this year’s Powerful Voices luncheon is ‘Empower,’recognizing how important it is for young women to ‘own’ their personal power, independence, ability to speak up and be a key influence in shaping our society. Our world would not be the same without their audacious talent and ideas. At the Day of the Girl Luncheon hundreds of advocates come together to show girls that they can realize their dreams and create a more just world.
FEATURING THE VOICES OF:
Keynote speaker Aretha Basu, is a graduate of Powerful Voices programs. Aretha co-founded of Women of Color for Systemic Change, recently recognized as “Seattle’s Most Influential People of 2015” by Seattle Magazine. She grew up in Seattle and is currently studying at University of Washington, Bothell.
Emcee Hollis Wong-Wear is a poet, performer, songwriter, and community advocate who lives between Seattle and Los Angeles. She is the lead vocalist of the Seattle-based electronic R&B trio The Flavr Blue, and was GRAMMY nominated for Album of the Year for her vocal performance of “White Walls” on The Heist by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.