Join Mount St. Mary's at our annual gathering and public release of the 2014 Report. Key leaders and elected officials will share their thoughts and expertise on issues vital to the economic security and well-being of California’s 19 million women and girls. This year’s program will focus on state, county and city data so that citizens are informed, inspired and prepared to advocate and improve the lives of women and girls.
1/20: Mount St. Mary’s College released its 2013 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California on the morning of March 21. 2/20: More than 850 guests showed up to be among the first to hear this year’s key findings and to listen to speakers analyze and discuss issues covered in the Report. 3/20: Everyone who attended received a free printed copy of the Report, which is now also posted online: statusofwomen.msmc.la.edu 4/20: The morning’s event began with breakfast and conversation at the College’s Doheny Campus. 5/20: This year’s Report covered a dozen areas key to the well-being of women. 6/20: The event took place under a tent set up to accommodate the crowd. 7/20: Hawaiian-born Emmy®-winning singer and songwriter Faith Rivera opened the event with a song. 8/20: Mount St. Mary’s College President Ann McElaney-Johnson welcomed guests and introduced Geena Davis as the day’s featured speaker. 9/20: Academy Award®-winner Geena Davis is chair of the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, and founder of The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. 10/20: MSMC Professor Shani Habibi presented key findings on demographics, poverty, health and violence. 11/20: KCET’s Madeleine Brand moderated discussions on the Report’s findings with a pair of expert panels, including this one featuring Elise Buik, Gisselle Acevedo and Kay Buck. 12/20: MSMC Professor Robin Owens presented key findings on education, employment and leadership. 13/20: The morning’s second panel featured Anna Marie Valerio, Maria Gutierrez Ott and Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire. 14/20: More than 850 people showed up to learn and interact. 15/20: Diane White-Clayton capped the event with a song she created specifically for the day, performed by her Sacred Praise Chorale. 16/20: A view from one end of the tent. 17/20: A photo of MSMC President Ann McElaney-Johnson during the release of the Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California on March 21 is broadcast on the Reuters Sign in Times Square. 18/20: Enjoying time together before the Report’s release. 19/20: To read the Report online, visit statusofwomen.msmc.la.edu. 20/20: Many of the morning's speakers and panelists took a group shot with College President Ann McElaney-Johnson (third from right, standing). Thursday, March 27, 2014
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Program Mount St. Mary's College
Doheny Campus, 10 Chester Place, Los Angeles Complimentary and open to the public.
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