Women in the World is taking its signature live event on the road to the Lone Star State. Tina Brown will co-host the October 22 event in San Antonio, TX, with Gloria Steinem, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ambassador Karen Hughes, Diane von Furstenberg, Former White House Advisor to President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush Sonya Medina Williams, author and journalist Marie Brenner, art patron and activist Aaronetta Pierce, President of 3N Group Guillermo Nicolas, San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley and San Antonio’s brand-new mayor, Ivy R. Taylor.
The program also features:
• Women’s rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, together with filmmaker Deeyah Khan, who will share footage from her award-winning documentary about honor killings
• The inspirational Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, who is bringing a young woman from her Ugandan orphanage, which shelters those fleeing violence and civil war
• Military spouses on the challenges they face, from caregiving to finding a job
• Plus: actress, director, producer, and activist Eva Longoria; Latina activist Rosie Castro and her son Congressman Joaquin Castro; and moderators including Mark McKinnon (president, Media Guy Media); and Fusion’s Alicia Menendez
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A portion of ticket proceeds will go to the Foundation for Education of Young Women.
Women in the World Texas is supported by presenting sponsor Toyota, leadership sponsors the City of San Antonio and Credit Suisse, and supporting sponsors JCPenney, The CE Group, Mokara Hotels and Spas, and Omni La Mansion del Rio.
To learn more about Women in the World and see highlights from past events, please visit: http://www.tinabrownmedia.com/events/
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