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The top 7 reasons smart women should speak upExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 — 3:30 PM EDT

The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo Status of Women and Equity Committee hosted a public lecture by Shari Graydon entitled Informed Opinions: Causes and Consequences of the Gender Gap in Public Discourse (or The Top 7 Reasons Smart Women Should Speak Up!).Shari Graydon is an award-winning author, journalist and communications consultant with 20 years of experience on both sides of the media microphone. A former newspaper columnist, TV producer and commentator for CBC radio and TV, she also served as press secretary to a provincial premier, and as president of Media Watch. Her talk at the University of Waterloo focused on how scarce women's perspectives are in the public discourse, and what's behind their absence.

Event summary

Press release (PDF) | Shari's September 19 op-ed in The Record

Sun Life Auditorium
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