Thank you to everyone who contributed and shared the 8th Annual WomenSpeak event on May 3, 2016! We appreciate your support! See you in 2017!
WomenSpeak is an annual event that provides a platform for women of accomplishment and compassion to speak about
their work for approximately 20 minutes. Its theme is “Words into Action: The Transformational Power of Women’s Words.” Previous
speakers have included:
- Kamala Lopez, Actress, Director, Activist, and Film Maker of the documentary "Equal Means Equal"
Prescod, KPFK Radio Host and Women’s Activist
Shun-lien Bynum, an author and educator
- Julie Su,
Attorney, Litigation Director of the Asian Pacific Legal Center and Co-Founder
of Sweatshop Watch
- Ima Matul—a
survivor of human trafficking, former resident of Alexandria House, and
member of the Survivor’s Advisory Caucus of the Coalition to Abolish Slavery
and Trafficking (CAST)
Banks, Los Angeles Times Columnist
Zavala, Producer, and creator of Su. California zInitteia Unitedif So.
Campbell, SSS, Executive Director of NETWORK, a Catholic social justice
lobbying organization, and one of the initiators of the “Nuns on the Bus” tour
Tolbert Family, including Tony Tolbert who gave up his house to a family
that is homeless for a dollar a month for a year. (Director Charysse Tia Harper made a
documentary entitled “12 Months” that has been shown globally including at the
recent Pan African Film Festival).
For more information about WomenSpeak, please contact Michele Richards at 213-381-2649 or firstname.lastname@example.org