Reproductive freedom
Voting rights
Gender justice
Music and art
Technology and Science
Our mental health
Our planet
SPEAKERS SPEAKERS SPEAKERS SPEAKERS SPEAKERS SPEAKERS SPEAKERS
Ariana Afshar
“The Progressive Brat”, Political Content Creator
Susie Banikarim
Journalist & COO, The Meteor
Tarana Burke
Founder of "Me Too." Movement
Treasure Brooks
Founding Member, The Meteor
Rebecca Carroll
Cultural Critic and Editor at Large, The Meteor
Mona Chalabi
Data Journalist & Writer
Dr. Anastasia Christianson
Head of Artificial Intelligence at Pfizer
America Ferrera
ACTRESS, ACTIVIST, DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
Maxwell Frost
Congressman-Elect & Community Organizer
Andrea Hailey
CEO of Vote.org
Jordan Harrod
PhD Candidate, Science Communicator
Jodi Kantor
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling co-author
Ellen Ladau
Disability Rights Activist
Emily Ladau
Author and Disability Rights Activist
Cindi Leive
Co-Founder, The Meteor
Jamie Margolin
Colombian American writer, activist and Co-Executive director of Zero Hour
Shaniqua McClendon
Vice President of Politics of Crooked Media
Chanel Miller
Writer and Artist
Azadeh Moaveni
Iranian-American writer and academic, Associate Professor of Journalism at NYU
Samhita Mukhopadhyay
Editorial Director, The Meteor
Kaia Naadira
Writer, Filmmaker
Obstetricians for Reproductive Justice
Abortion Advocates
Lindsay Peoples
Editor in Chief, The Cut
Paulina Porizkova
Model and Author of A Model Summer and No Filter
Anthony Rapp
Author, Activist, and Actor, (Star Trek: Discovery and the original cast of Rent)
Cecile Richards
Co-founder of Supermajority
Neda Semnani
Journalist and Author
Mehr Sher
Environment Reporter, Bangor Daily News & Report for America Corps Member
Amber Tamblyn
Author and Activist
Megan Twohey
Pulitzer prize-winning investigative reporter and best-selling co-author
Dr. Salamishah Tillet
Pulitzer-Prize winning cultural critic, scholar and activist
Jenna Wortham
Co-host, “Still Processing,” co-editor, Black Futures, and community-care worker
Thanushka (Thanu) Yakupitiyage
U.S. Communications Director and interim U.S. Team Lead at 350.org
Amanda & Joshua Zurawski
Healthcare and Reproductive Rights Advocates
PERFORMANCES BY:
Monday Blue (Tracy Adams)
DJ and Cultural Syncretist
Marika Hughes and Charlie Burnham
Strings Duo
Joyelle Nicole Johnson
Critics Choice Nominee, Comedian and Actress
Angélique Kidjo
4-time GRAMMY winner, singer songwriter
Adi Oasis
Singer, Bass Player, Songwriter and Producer
Maysoon Zayid
CEO of Cancan Productions
PROGRAM PROGRAM PROGRAM PROGRAM PROGRAM PROGRAM PROGRAM
10:00 AM:
Doors Open, Enjoy Complimentary Coffee in Beaux Arts and music by DJ Monday Blue in the Auditorium

11:00 AM: Morning Session Begins

TRUTH TO POWER: IT STARTS WITH ONE STORY
Jodi KantorMegan TwoheyIn conversation withMehr Sher

WOMAN. LIFE. FREEDOM. IRAN'S FEMINIST MOVEMENT
Ariana AfsharAzadeh MoaveniNeda SemnaniIn conversation withSusie Banikarim

DISABILITY THEN & NOW: A MOTHER & DAUGHTER STORY
Emily LadauEllen Ladau

OUR POLITICAL MOMENT: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Maxwell FrostAndrea HaileyCecile Richardsin conversation withShaniqua McClendon

PERFORMANCE BY ADI OASIS

12:40 PM: LUNCH BREAK
(Lunch will be available for purchase in Beaux Arts)

1:05 PM: PRIVATE TOURS
(Guests will have the opportunity to sign up for tours at event check-in; access available on a first come first served basis)

REALLY FREE: THE RADICAL ART OF NELLIE MAE ROWE
Tour Led by: Catherine Morris, Senior Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, and Rebecca Carroll, Cultural Critic and Editor at Large, The Meteor Link to Exhibit

MONA CHALABI: THE GRAY-GREEN DIVIDE
Tour Led by: Mona Chalabi, Artist and Data Journalist Link to Exhibit

1:45 PM: Afternoon Program Begins

LIFE AFTER ROE: STORIES FROM THE FRONTLINES
America FerreraDr. Heather IrobundaDr. Jennifer LincolnAmanda & Joshua Zurawski

WHO WILL SAVE THE PLANET?
Jamie MargolinThanu Yakupitiyage

OUR INTUITION, OUR POWER
Amber TamblynJenna Wortham

WHY AI MATTERS (MORE THAN YOU THINK)
Dr. Anastasia ChristiansonJordan Harrodin conversation withCindi Leive

WHO GETS TO BE BEAUTIFUL?
Paulina PorizkovaLindsay Peoples

SURVIVOR SOLIDARITY
Tarana BurkeKaia NaadiraIn conversation withDr. Salamishah TilletChanel Miller and Anthony Rapp

PERFORMANCE BY ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Cocktail Party in Beaux Arts

FAQs FAQs FAQs FAQs FAQs FAQs FAQs
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Doors will open at 10 AM, with the event program beginning promptly at 10:45 AM. The full event day will last from 10:45am-6pm, which will include a lunch break, and end-of-day cocktail reception.
Each ticket admits one person and includes a complimentary all-day coffee station, as well as admission to the cocktail reception at the end of the day.
Guests of all ages are welcome! Some of the content may be more suitable for teenagers than younger children.
You bet. Please email [email protected] for information on how to secure a student discount code.
Lunch will be available for purchase in the event’s central lounge, located in the Beaux-Arts Court. You’ll be able to mingle with speakers during lunch as well.
Yes. Coat check is available at the museum’s main entrance.
Stay tuned to our social platforms and this page for programming announcements and schedule updates. The full, final schedule will be available the week of the event.
Yes. The museum building and grounds, including parking, are wheelchair-accessible, and wheelchairs are available for those who need them. Please ask a staff member when you arrive. The Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum 2/3 subway station is a wheelchair-accessible station.
Yes. An ASL interpreter will be present at the event.
Take the 2/3 to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum. You can transfer to 2/3 from 4/5 (at Nevins Street) and B, D, Q, N, R, and LIRR (at Atlantic Terminal-Barclays Center). See the MTA subway map. You can also take the 4/5 to Franklin Avenue and walk west down Eastern Parkway to reach the Museum. Service may be altered, especially on weekends; make sure to check with the MTA for any service changes. The Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum 2/3 subway station is a wheelchair accessible station.
Yes. On-site parking is available in the lot behind the Museum, off Washington Avenue. Hourly rates generally apply.
There's street parking in the neighborhood along Eastern Parkway, Washington Avenue, and other side streets. There's no street parking directly in front of the Museum.
The Museum does not validate parking. Museum Members at the full-year Individual level and above receive a limited number of one-time-use parking passes, which are mailed with the Membership package.
Yes. Bike racks are located on the sidewalk in front of the Museum and in the parking lot behind the Museum. There's also a Citi Bike station in front of the Museum.
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