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Thu, Oct 22


Women of Toledo's Zoom

Virtual- WEE: HeForShe

HeForShe is an invitation for men and people of all genders to stand in solidarity with women to create a united force for gender equality. The men of Toledo of HeForShe aren’t on the sidelines. Learn their stories as our local #HeForShe

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Virtual- WEE: HeForShe
Virtual- WEE: HeForShe

Time & Location

Oct 22, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Women of Toledo's Zoom


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.

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

11:50 am

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

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