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Annual Speaker

Women's Center Annual Speaker Series 

2017 Speaker: Rep. Ilhan Omar (left) and University of Minnesota alumnae Lulete Mola 

Each year, the Women's Center hosts a national speaker on gender equity. Past speakers include:

Ilhan Omar, Minnesota House Representative for District 60B (2017)


Sarah Deer, 2014 MacArthur Fellow and Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline |  The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America (2016)


Rinku Sen, Executive Director of Race Forward and Publisher of ColorlinesBoth/And/All: Building Racial Equity into the Intersections (2015)


Juana Bordas, President of Mestiza Leadership International, Diversity Aficionado, and AuthorSalsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age (2014)