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NINETEEN: A Virtual Panel Discussion

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DATE: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 6:00pmCST/7:00pmEST

Join us for NINETEEN, a virtual panel discussion that will examine where women’s equality in the US stands today and how we make progress towards true equality for all. Members, check your inbox or the #exclusives Slack channel for a special discount code.

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“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” – Audre Lorde

DATE: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 6:00pmCST/7:00pmEST

We can’t celebrate Women’s Equality Day until all women are equal–regardless of race, sexual preference, gender orientation, size, ethnicity, language, religion, disability, or socio-economic status. Join us for NINETEEN, a virtual panel discussion that will examine where women’s equality in the US stands today and how we make progress towards true equality for all.

Event Panelists

  • Brooke López seeks to bring gender parity to women in politics. Brooke co-founded Lone Star Parity Project, a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to sharing the research and stories behind women and femmes in Texas politics. She began her journey into politics and government at a young age by working with her state representative to draft a bill at age 15, founding a social welfare-based nonprofit at age 16, running for municipal public office at age 18, and serving on the Public Arts Advisory Board for her hometown at age 19. She graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a BSc in Public Affairs and currently attends the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law. Lopez also works as a Program Facilitator for IGNITE National and an Advocate Ally for the Texas Women’s Foundation. She is the proud owner of Albus, the destructive “abogato” (cat lawyer in Spanish).
  • Brynn Plummer is the VP of Inclusion and Community Relations for the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.Throughout her career, Brynn has committed to 3 causes: justice, joy and joining diverse communities together for causes too big to tackle alone. Though a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, Brynn moved to Nashville to join Teach For America, through which she taught sixth grade English Language Arts and Social Studies. After her time in the corps, Brynn spent the next five years with Teach For America’s Nashville regional team tackling a slate of projects from diversity & inclusion learning strategy to alumni engagement and leadership. Today, Brynn sits as the Vice President of Inclusion & Community Relations at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, a 501(c)(3) organization on a mission to make Nashville the best place in America to start a business. Brynn holds a BA in English & Comparative Literature from Columbia University and a Masters in Education from Lipscomb University.
  • Cheyenne Tyler Jacobs is a young black creative originally from New Jersey. She started breaking ground as @shewillspreak on Instagram, with her writing after the release of her second book The Tragic Type of Beautiful in May 2018.  Her words and work started being featured on numerous platforms such as Frolic, Asbury Park Press, N.O.W, NJCASA, and End Rape on Campus.  After the release of her second book she founded the SheWill Speak Series which curates bi-annual anthologies. Currently, Cheyenne resides in Atlanta, where she is a production assistant and is continuing her work tackling the issues of racism, sexual violence, and homelessness.
  • Hope Cooper Buckner (moderator) is the CPRO and Membership Director for Young&BosSHE, LLC. Since beginning her career in public relations, Hope has supported many organizations in the health care, education and nonprofit spaces where she has managed media relations, crisis communications, community relations, organizational development and more. Currently, Hope serves as an Account Supervisor in DVLSeigenthaler’s Health Practice where she manages strategic communications for health care organizations all throughout the health care ecosystem. Prior to this role, Hope was the Assistant Director of Communications at Belmont University. Passionate about educating the next generation of public relations and nonprofit  leaders, Hope continues to work as an Adjunct Instructor at Belmont where she teaches Nonprofit Public Relations and Development and Foundations of Public Relations. When she’s not working, Hope can be found spending her time with her husband, Clark, a full-time podcaster, and her 8-lb Havanese SaaSy.

Members, check your inbox or the #exclusives Slack channel for a special discount code.

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