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#MeToo: Where Do We Go From Here?

The Brooklyn Friends School PAT Public Talks Committee
invites you to a special evening at Brooklyn Friends School

#MeToo: Where Do We Go From Here?
A conversation with the journalists who launched a movement.

Wednesday, April 18th
6:00 refreshments; 6:30 program
Pearl Street Meeting House
Ticket prices are $20

The event is open to those ages 13 and older.
There is a 4-ticket limit per RSVP.
BFS will maintain a waitlist once we reach our seating capacity of 250.

Panelists and Moderator

Farai Chideya is an author, researcher, and the journalism program officer at the Ford Foundation. She has covered the past six presidential elections for a variety of outlets, and is the author of six books, the most recent of which is 2016’s The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption.  Before joining the Ford Foundation she was a fellow at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, studying media coverage of the 2016 election.

Jodi Kantor is a prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times and a best-selling author.  In 2017, she and Megan Twohey broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s decades of alleged abuse towards women. Their reporting set off a worldwide reckoning that encouraged victims to speak, brought powerful men in a wide range of fields to account, and shifted attitudes and policies around the globe.

Rebecca Traister is a writer at large for New York Magazine and the author of Big Girls Don’t Cry and All The Single Ladies. A National Magazine Award finalist and winner of the Sidney Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis, she has written about women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic, Elle, and Salon and has also contributed to The Nation, The New York Observer, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vogue, Glamour, and Marie Claire.

Dahlia Lithwick is a senior editor at Slate, and in that capacity, has been writing their “Supreme Court Dispatches” and “Jurisprudence” columns since 1999. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The New Republic, and Commentary, among other places.