Persisters: The Fight for Gender Equality

Posted by Ella Lederer on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 9:56 PM

The Staples High School Women in History class will be holding a panel discussion at Temple Israel, 14 Coleytown Rd, Westport, CT 06880, on May 9th from 6:30pm - 8:30pm.


Meaghan Carey (Vice President, National Organization for Women, New York, NY)

Sarah Croucher (Executive Director, Naral Pro-Choice America)

Ramin Ganeshram (Executive Director, Westport Historical Society)

Meredith Gilmor (Publicist for Maria Sharapova, Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton)

Dr. Elizabeth Hohl (Professor, Fairfield University)

Amanda Innes (Executive Director, Westport Art Center)

Melissa Kane (Selectwoman, Westport, CT)

Paola Ortega (Independent Business Owner, Stamford, CT)

The class has decided to be proactive and create a public event on inequality in the workplace. The panel discussion will feature successful women from a wide variety of fields talking about their experiences as well as discussing the current wave of feminism.

Please be sure to visit their facebook page “PersistersSHS” to RSVP or email


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