Virtual- WEE: HeForShe
Time & Location
About the Event
HeForShe is a UN Women’s solidarity movement for gender equality. HeForShe invites men and boys to build on the work of the women’s movement as equal partners, crafting and implementing a shared vision of gender equality that will benefit all of humanity. We are organizing an inclusive platform for our WEE in October, in which highlighting Toledo’s men and/or leaders working with women, and each other to build businesses, raise families/communities, #breaktheglass, and give back. www.womenoftoledo.org/heforshe
Preliminary Discussion & Agenda:
11:30 am Introduction: Women of Toledo Board Member – Sabrina Weaver, followed by an introduction to Moderator, Leah Maquire, Owens Corning Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion
11:45 am Opening: Moderator, Topic & Bio of Speaker
Featured Speakers/Panelists (10-15mins each):
I: Dr. Brad Rieger, COO Cooper-Smith - "Advocate to eliminate gender-based violence and support women in leadership"
II: Dr. Willie L. McKether, Ph.D. Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity and Vice Provost the University of Toledo
- "Ways to help accelerate women’s economic empowerment in the workplace and education".
III: Joel O’Dorisio, Union Organizer and Running for Ohio State Senate - "As HeForShe, how I help create awareness on women's issues and advocate for women's political participation".
12:30 pm Q&A
12:50 Closing/Call for Action