Two Who Exposed Federal Judge for Sexual Misconduct to Keynote Conference on Sexual Harassment

March 17, 2011

Event: Conference on Sexual Harassment, presented by Center for Women's and Gender Studies. Free and open to the public. 

When: Wednesday, March 23, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., keynote begins 5 p.m., with reception following

Where: Student Activity Center Ballroom, 2201 Speedway. View campus map.

Background: The conference will educate the public and the university community on the issue of sexual harassment with three panel discussions: Legal and Policy Perspectives: Federal Law and UT Policy; The Interconnections between Race, Gender and Sexual Harassment; and The Gender Equity Report: Two Years Later. The keynote speech will be given by Donna Wilkerson and Cathy McBroom, who testified against their boss, Galveston Federal Judge Samuel Kent, for sexual harassment and assault, resulting in his impeachment and incarceration in federal prison.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies, Office of the President, College of Fine Arts and the Center for Women in Law.

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For more information, contact: Michelle Bryant, College of Liberal Arts, 512 232 4730;  Nancy Ewert, Center for Women's and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts, 512-471-5680.