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2016 Dinner Details

National Women’s Law Center invites you to an evening
Celebrating People Making a Difference.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Reception: 6:00 p.m.
Dinner & Program: 7:00 p.m.
Marriott Marquis (new location!)
901 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC

This evening is dedicated to the memory of Ann Kolker

Founder of Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Director of Public Policy, National Women’s Law Center (1984-1998)

With Special Guest

Anita F. Hill
Senior Advisor to the Provost & Professor of Policy, Law & Women’s Studies
Brandeis University


The Honorable Vanita Gupta
Head of Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Marley Dias
Social Activist & Creator
#1000BlackGirlBooks Campaign

Jessica González-Rojas
Executive Director
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

Monique W. Morris
Co-Founder and President
The National Black Women’s Justice Institute

Joanne N. Smith
Founder and Executive Director
Girls for Gender Equity

with Host

Joy-Ann (Joy) Reid
Host, AM Joy


Inquiries concerning this year’s Awards Dinner should be directed to the Manager of Special Events, Tegan Aherne-Dixon, at [email protected].

2016 Dinner Invitation (PDF)

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