TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2017 /CNW/ -Because it's 2017: Branksome Hall will host two appearances with renowned feminist activist Gloria Steinem on Monday, October 23.
The first is an intimate conversation between Ms Steinem and more than 600 Grade 7-12 Branksome Hall students. Media are invited to attend this event, take photographs/video and speak with students.
In the evening, Branksome Hall is hosting a sold-out public event at Convocation Hall. The talk will be moderated by Amanda Lang, business journalist and author. Audience members will have the unique opportunity to hear from and ask questions to Ms Steinem. Media are invited to attend this event, take photographs/video and can ask Ms Steinem questions during the live audience Q & A.
Please note: Ms. Steinem is not available for any media interviews before or after either event.
Who: Gloria Steinem Branksome Hall students
When: Monday, October 23, 2017 9:30 a.m. Media registration/set up: 9 a.m.
Where: Athletics and Wellness Centre, Branksome Hall, 6 Elm Avenue
Who: Gloria Steinem Amanda Lang, moderator
When: Monday, October 23, 2017 7 p.m. Media registration/set up: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Convocation Hall, 31 King's College Circle
Media Contact: Ashley Carter, Communications Officer, Branksome Hall [email protected], 416-920-6265, ext. 270. **RSVP to confirm attendance and admission to one or both events. **Both events will be livestreamed at www.Gloria2017.ca.
About Gloria Steinem Ms Steinem is a women's rights activist, lecturer on issues of equality, and an award-winning writer. Since the late 1960s, Ms Steinem has been a leader for women's rights and an outspoken feminist. She has received countless awards over the course of her career and in 2013 Ms Steinem was awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama for her work championing women's rights.
About Branksome Hall Branksome Hall is Toronto's only all girls, Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Founded in 1903, Branksome Hall educates 900 girls on a 13-acre campus located in the heart of Toronto. An independent school, Branksome offers a Boarding Residence Program from Grade 7 and has a sister school, Branksome Hall Asia, in South Korea. Discover more: www.branksome.on.ca.
The Women:Strong Gloria Steinem events have been generously sponsored by Cadillac Fairview and Sun Life Financial.