Gloria Steinem to visit campus March 20
Gloria Steinem to visit campus March 20March 08, 2007Sharon Clottsharon_clott@yahoo.com
Feminist, journalist and Ms. magazine founder Gloria Steinem will speak Tuesday, March 20, at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. In “An Evening with Gloria Steinem,” Steinem will talk about her rise to journalistic fame as an undercover Playboy bunny, her years as an editor for New York magazine, and, most famously, Ms. Magazine — the nation’s first feminist magazine — and her steadfast commitment to the women’s rights movement.
The event — sponsored by the Syracuse University chapters of Women in Communications and Ed2010 — is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public. Tickets — $3 for students and $5 for faculty, staff and the generalpublic — are on sale at the Schine Student Center Box Office. Audience members will have an opportunity to ask Steinem questions following her speech.
Steinem is a trailblazer in journalism and feminism. She was inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame in 1993 and into the American Society of Magazine Editors Hall of Fame in 1998. She is the author or co-author of more than a dozen books and founded the Ms. Foundation for Women. Steinem also co-founded the National Women’s Political Caucus and the Women’s Action Alliance.
Women in Communications is a student organization at SU dedicated to empowering female communications majors. The organization focuses on networking with women in all communications professions and promotes learning about issues pertaining to women in these fields through speakers, panel discussions, events and agency tours. To learn more about Women in Communications, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ed2010 is the magazine networking club of Syracuse University, bringing together aspiring magazine editors who share the goal of securing a dream job in magazines and publishing. The club was founded in 2003, and in just a few years the SU chapter has become one of the largest Ed2010 campus chapters in the country. Ed2010 helps students by hosting workshops and networking happy hours, inviting editors to campus, and posting exclusive internship and job opportunities, among other activities. To learn more about Ed2010, visithttp://www.SyracuseEd2010.com or e-mail SyracuseEd2010@yahoo.com.