Street harassment expert, gender equality advocate to speak Feb. 12 on campus
Renowned anti-harassment advocate Holly Kearl will lead a lunchtime session on campus Tuesday, Feb. 12, speaking from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Christie Theatre of the University Union. A brown bag lunch session will follow from 1-2 p.m. in the Heritage Room. Kearl’s work focuses on gender-based violence and gender equality; specifically, the issue of street harassment. She is the author of the book Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, and is co-author of a national report on sexual harassment in grades 7-12, titled Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Kearl founded Stop Street Harassment, a national nonprofit, and International Anti-Street Harassment Week. UW-Green Bay and the American Association of University Women are sponsoring her talk. Full details.