Presented by: California Woman 411
Saturday, October 17, 2015 – 10 am to 6 pm
Hyatt – Palm Springs
California Woman 411, a project of The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Project’ (a 501c3 nonprofit) showcasing women who lead and inspire in business, politics, sports, the arts and in our communities, presents, ‘WOMEN MAKING HISTORY – A Work in Progress’ an all day celebration of American women’s past and present accomplishments. Honoring the 95th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment and the women who have worked towards gender parity. Saturday October 17, 2015, 10am-6pm, at the Hyatt Palm Springs.
This event will showcase speakers, panels and a film featuring women who have been an integral part of our history, as well as women who are working towards our future.
The intent of this event is to get women involved, educated on Women’s History, as well as looking forward towards the work that remains to be done.
The conference will showcase speakers and panelist such as award-winning stage and screen actress/singer/producer Lucie Arnaz, (Daughter of legend, Lucille Ball); Attorney Liz Abzug, CEO/Founder of the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI), (Daughter of iconic Congresswoman Bella Abzug); Whitehouse correspondent, PoliticusUSA Publisher and Managing Editor, Sarah Jones.
And In collaboration with the LGBT Center of the Desert and Outlook Magazine, the event will feature speaker Roberta Kaplan Esq., the attorney who overturned DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) in a Supreme Court battle, so that same-sex couples now can receive Marriage Equality. Ms. Kaplan is promoting her new book, “Then Comes Marriage – United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA”
The program will also include: a special theatrical panel titled, “Conversations with…” which will feature performers in the roles of American Heroines, Alice Paul, Margaret Sanger, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Shirley Chisholm, who will discuss contemporary women’s issues from a unique historical perspective.
In addition to speakers, voter registration sign-up and sponsor tables providing resources, the feature film ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ will be shown, which is a powerful documentary about the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant, women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.
Ticket Cost: $25 (includes access to all scheduled activities.)
(Tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable.)