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Spring Panel: The Slippery Slope of Sexual Harassment

May 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Utah Women's Giving Circle The Slippery Slope of Sexual Harassment Panel

Kim Fischer from ABC4 News will moderate expert panelists from our community on the history and current status of sexual harassment in our communities, in the media, and in policy work.

We are honored to feature:

Sarah Projansky, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Academic Affairs in the College of Fine Arts Professor in the Gender Studies Department, University of Utah

Sarah’s books include Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination & Celebrity Culture (2014), and Watching Rape: Film & Television in Postfeminist Culture (2001).  Her most recent essay, “From Pro-Equality to Anti-Sexual Violence: The Feminist Logics of Title IX in Policy and Media,” is published in the anthology Emergent Feminisms & the Challenge to Post-feminist Media Culture (ed. M. Ryan & J. Keller).

Erin Jemison, MPA

Director of Public Policy, YWCA Utah

Within her role at YWCA Utah, Erin advocates on behalf of Utah women and girls in the areas of economic stability, racial justice and civil rights, and health and safety. Erin relocated to Utah after leading the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) as their Executive Director, where she also served as Chairperson of the Colorado Sex Offender Management Board. Erin’s educational focus was on gender equity, and she has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from William Smith College and a Master’s in Public Administration from Montana State University.

Nubia Peña, JD

Advocacy Prevention Training Specialist, Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Nubia received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in May 2016 and has actively sought to bring awareness to issues of violence and systemic oppression through her personal and professional endeavors. Nubia was named as one of the top 25 law students in the country by National Jurist magazine for her commitment to social justice and empowering marginalized communities.

Join as a Member of the Giving Circle today and attend for free!

6:00 – 6:30 pm Members Social
6:30 – 8:30 pm Panel

Free for Members and College Students
$10 Tickets for General Public
(can be applied toward membership by 12/31/18)


Contact wgc@utahcf.org with any questions


Utah Women’s Giving Circle
wgc at utahcf.org
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University of Utah Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building Auditorium
215 S Central Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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