Posts tagged with: women issues

Where the Girls Are: Arts activism around the globe

With the rise of the #metoo and Time’s Up movements, what is the role of the arts and artists in supporting the education, agency and self-expression of young females globally? Three discussants —  singer Angélique Kidjo (2018 Harvard Jazz Master), playwright Ifeoma Fafunwa (2017-2018 Mary I....

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True

Staged by director and writer Ifeoma Fafunwa, the show grapples with the issues affecting the lives of women across Nigeria, and the factors that limit their potential for independence, leadership, and meaningful contribution in society. ...

The Feminist Affair 2017 Fundraiser

Join the Boston-area feminist community on Thursday, October 5, as we celebrate our accomplishments over the past year at the 2017 Feminist Affair! We’ll look to the future by celebrating our 2015 & 2016 Feminist in Action Grant Awardees (and...

Media Presentation: “Meet Fannie Barrier Williams”

Marian Evans Melnick, who created this in-character presentation about an activist working for equal rights, suffrage and the recognition of black women and the black experience, will portray Williams and use a modern “magic lantern” to show images from her...