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Lilly Ledbetter: "Equal Work, Equal Pay" - Presented by IRWG and Women's Studies
Topic Areas: Special Events
Date:October 2, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:Rackham Auditorium 915 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109
Equal Pay Advocate Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at Rackham Auditorium - Presented by IRWG and Women's Studies
A crusader for equal pay and women's rights, Lilly Ledbetter recounts her story of discrimination at the GoodyearTire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace. Today, she is a tireless advocate for change, traveling the country to urge women and minorities to claim their civil rights. She is the author of the book, Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond.
A question-and-answer period with the audience and a book signing will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public.
The annual Vivian R. Shaw Lecture is presented by IRWG and Women’s Studies with co-sponsorship from The Ford School of Public Policy, Communications Studies, School of Social Work, Law School, Political Science, American Culture and The Center for the Education of Women.
This lecture is free and open to the public.