You’re invited to attend the Center on Applied Feminism’s 10th Annual Feminist Legal Theory Conference, “Applied Feminism and Intersectionality: Examining the Law Through the Lens of Multiple Identities,” to be held March 30 and 31, 2017.
Jocelyn Frye, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, will be the keynote speaker. Frye was formerly deputy assistant to President Barack Obama and director of policy and special projects for First Lady Michelle Obama.
Before joining the Obama administration, Frye served as general counsel at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where she concentrated on employment and gender-discrimination issues. A Washington, D.C., native, Frye received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree from Harvard Law School.
Frye is to deliver her keynote address at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31 in the Moot Courtroom (0 level) of the John and Frances Angelos Law Center (1401 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21201).
Gloria Steinem delivered the keynote address for the Center on Applied Feminism’s first Feminist Legal Theory Conference, in 2008. Subsequent speakers were (not in order) Nobel laureate and writer Toni Morrison, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Sheryl WuDunn, author Maya Angelou, EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum, Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Amy Klobuchar, NOW President Terry O’Neill and Judge Nancy Gertner.