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Women in the World Texas

Women in the World Texas

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22—CHARLINE MCCOMBS EMPIRE THEATRE

  •  I’m super excited to cover Women in the World Texas this week! Featuring amazing speakers including Tina Brown, Dr. Jill Biden, Gloria Steinem, Diane von Furstenberg, Eva Longoria, Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Karen Hughes, and Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and more! Make sure you follow the event on social media for live coverage! 

 

A heroic nun, a feminist trailblazer, a fashion icon, and women who’ve helped change the face of politics are among those who will light up the stage as Women in the World hits the Lone Star State on October 22. The forum, to be held at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio, will showcase Tina Brown’s signature blend of theatrical journalism, highlighting a compelling array of social, cultural and humanitarian leaders from around the world.
Newly announced additions to the program include a special appearance by Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, who will shine a spotlight on the sacrifices made by military families, plus a timely panel topic with Sarah Crowe, chief of crisis communications at UNICEF in New York, who will address the Ebola situation in Africa and the urgent need for international aid to combat the spread of the disease.

Special guests and co-hosts also include Latina activist Rosie Castro and
her son Congressman Joaquin Castro; moderators including Mark McKinnon (president, Media Guy Media) and Fusion’s Alicia MenendezSonya Medina Williams, art patron and activist Aaronetta Pierce, President of 3N Group Guillermo Nicolas, San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley, San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor, and others.

Tickets for Women in the World Texas are now SOLD OUT.

The complete lineup and schedule for the day may be found here.

WHERE:
Charline McCombs Empire Theatre
224 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX 78205

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Stephanie

October 20th, 2014

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