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Mount Holyoke College
Weissman Center for Leadership

Lilly Ledbetter and Her Fight for Equal Pay

Public Lecture and Panel Discussion

Lilly Ledbetter with panelists Marcia Greenberger, Judith Lichtman, and Mariko Chang
Moderated by Judith Lonnquist '62

Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 PM
Chapin Auditorium, Mary Woolley Hall
Free and open to the public

Lilly Ledbetter will share her personal story of grit and determination for equal pay, followed by a panel of scholars, advocates, and legal advisors at the forefront in passing the groundbreaking Fair Pay Act and in fighting for gender equality. Panelists include Marcia Greenberger, Co-President, National Women's Law Center; Judith Lichtman, Senior Advisor and former President, National Partnership for Women and Families; and Mariko Chang, a scholar on woman of color, the wealth gap, and occupational segregation. The panel will be moderated by Judith Lonnquist '62, employment and civil rights attorney, and founder of the Northwest Women's Law Center. Ledbetter will sign her book "Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay at Goodyear and Beyond" following the event. Co-sponsored by the 175th Anniversary, the President's Office, Odyssey Bookshop and MotherWoman.

Smart Start Salary Negotiation
February 28, registration required
Sponsored by the Career Development Center