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In Conversation: The Legacy of Title IX

Event information

August 19, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location
Online
Cost:
Free for members; $10 non-members, $5 students; advance registration required
Description:
Title IX was a major milestone in the fight for gender equality and against discrimination. Join a panel of thought leaders as they discuss the long, enduring battle to achieve equity on and off the field. We will discuss misogyny, discrimination, accessibility, and the wage gap, as well as the triumphs of women over the last century to claim what is rightfully theirs. Panelists: LaChina Robinson, ESPN Analyst, Basketball; Nancy Hogshead-Maker, Founder of Champion Women; Sally Roberts, Founder & CEO of Wrestle Like A Girl; moderated by Heather Arnett, CEO of Women & Girls Foundation.
In Conversation: The Legacy of Title IX
More About the Moderator

At Women & Girls Foundation, Heather Arnet spearheads efforts to develop the female leaders of tomorrow, while investing in better public policy today. Heather joined WGF as its first CEO in 2004. Prior to joining WGF, Heather worked in marketing, business development, and government affairs in the private and non-profit sectors. She is passionately committed to social justice and gender equity. While working for women’s rights is her work at WGF, it is also her life’s work. Arnet has been identified as one of Pittsburgh’s "Top 40 under 40" by Pittsburgh Magazine, as one of the "Top Twelve Noteworthy Business Leaders" by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and received the Diamond Award for "Outstanding CEO Leadership" from the Pittsburgh Business Times. In addition to her work with the Foundation, Arnet serves as a Board Member of the Ms. Foundation for Women and on the Advisory Boards of WQED Multimedia and The Forbes Funds.


Above: Tennis ensemble, 1920s. Photo: Brian Davis © FIDM Museum. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.
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