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Sunday, April 14 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Girls to the Front: Women Breaking Barriers - Conversation 2102 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Women have always had important stories to tell, but relatively few have made it through the metaphorical vaulted doors into serious public consideration. Robin Green, Joy Press, Wyomia Tyus and Leslie Zemeckis boldly tell their stories and stories of other women, taking up the space they've always deserved.

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Alex Cohen

Alex started off her career as a radio producer and director at NPR, fast forward to 2018 and she is now one of the anchors of The Beat on 1 and the host of Inside the Issues here at Spectrum News 1 SoCal. This veteran reporter holds the Golden Mike Award for Best Live Coverage of... Read More →

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Robin Green

Robin Green is an award-winning TV writer/producer known for her work as an Executive Producer and writer for "The Sopranos" on HBO and for creating, with her husband Mitchell Burgess, the CBS drama "Blue Bloods," now in its seventh season. She is an alumna of Brown University and... Read More →
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Joy Press

Joy Press is the television correspondent for Vanity Fair. As a journalist, author and editor, she has been covering TV for more than fifteen years. She served as the chief television critic at The Village Voice, then as entertainment editor of Salon and as an editor at the Los Angeles... Read More →
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Wyomia Tyus

Wyomia Tyus was born and raised in Griffin, Georgia. She attended Tennessee State University in Nashville and ran under the tutelage of visionary coach Ed Temple as a member of the Tigerbelles until she graduated in 1968. A four-time Olympic medalist, and the holder of multiple world... Read More →
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Leslie Zemeckis

Leslie Zemeckis is the author of "Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr" and "Behind the Burly Q," the definitive history of burlesque. She wrote, produced, and directed the critically acclaimed documentary based on the book, which has been championed by USA... Read More →


Sunday April 14, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Taper Hall 101, Signing Area 5

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