Featured Speaker Ms. Anita Hill
Saturday, March 10th, 7:00 pm
Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland
Ms. Anita Hill is an University Professor of Law, Public Policy and Women’s Studies, and leading proponent for women’s rights and workforce equity
The youngest of 13 children, Anita Hill hails from Arkansas family farmers, her great-grandparents and maternal grandfather, born into slavery. Hill attended Oklahoma State University, then Yale Law School and is now a University Professor at Brandeis University and it’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management.
Ms. Hill is the author of three books, Speaking Truth to Power, Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race, and Finding Home and a legacy tribute on contributions of the Honorable Thurgood Marshall. She became an attorney-adviser to Clarence Thomas at the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, then at the U.S. EEOC. Hill later openly testified to Thomas’ workforce sexual harassment history, making her a national figure for women on matters relating to workforce bias and fairness.