Next week, Third Man Records in Detroit will be hosting a film screening in honor of the first-ever 50/50 Day—a day set aside to spark global conversation about what it will take to get to a more gender-balanced world in all sectors of society on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 5pm-7pm at 441 West Canfield, Detroit. Directions Here
With less than one week to go, thousands of organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries and homes in 49 U.S. States and 55 countries have registered to take part in this revolutionary global initiative.
Gretchen Davidson will be spearheading a Q&A session moderated by Michelle Perron alongside a panel of movers and shakers in the world of gender equality following the film. Panelists include Marsha Battle Philpot and Dina Bankole.
Created by Emmy-nominated filmmaker, thought leader and founder of The Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain, 50/50 Day goes far beyond politics and boardrooms to explore how a more gender-balanced world is better for everyone.
Thanks in advance for your consideration!
Omar, on behalf of Let It Ripple
Of course this is my favorite cause of all time!! Thanks so much Omar for inviting me to participate! xoK
50/50 gives the 10,000 year history of women + power — from setbacks and uprisings, to the bigger context of where we are today. Using her signature, cinematic-thought-essay style, Emmy-nominated filmmaker & founder of The Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain brings us on an electric ride to explore, where are we really on the greater arc of history of women and power? And what’s it going to take to get to a #5050 world — not just politics and board rooms, but truly shifting the gender balance to be better for everyone.
On May 10th, join thousands of organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries and homes — anywhere people already gather — in a global conversation about what it will take to get to a more gender-balanced world in all sectors of society: business, politics, culture, home, and more. .
In the new Shatterbox Anthology film "50/50," Emmy-nominated filmmaker and Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain embarks on the true history of powerful women around the world.
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