Anonymous Is a Woman, hosted by Los Angeles Magazine - Los Angeles
Thu Oct 14 2021 at 07:00 pm to 10:00 pmUTC-07:00
Skirball Cultural Center | Los Angeles, CA
About this Event
Nina Ansary will be in conversation with Maer Roshan, Editor in Chief of Los Angeles Magazine, about her book, Anonymous Is a Woman: A Global Chronicle of Gender Inequality. Introduction by Julie Hébert, Peabody Award winning television writer, director, producer, and Founder of Look What She Did.
Discussion will be followed by Q&A, book signing, complimentary dinner and open bar. This is a free event and parking is complimentary.
Los Angeles City Law requires official proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative Covid test (within 72 hours) upon arrival.
Dr. Nina Ansary is an award-winning Iranian American author, historian, UN Women Global Champion for Innovation, and Director of the World Affairs Councils of America Global Women Lecture Series.
Maer Roshan is a writer, editor and entrepreneur who has launched and edited a series of prominent magazines and websites. He's currently the Editor in Chief of Los Angeles Magazine, which during his leadership garnered four National Magazine Awards in addition to numerous other industry honors.
Anonymous Is a Woman takes readers on a 4,000-year global and historic journey exposing the repercussions of centuries of gender inequality and challenging centuries of cultural bias through biographical profiles of fifty extraordinary, yet forgotten women innovators to advance an unconventional argument for equality and inclusivity.
100% of proceeds for the book will be donated to human rights and women’s rights organizations.~
Next Generation Indie Book Award “Nonfiction”
Next Generation Indie Book Award “Women’s Issues Nonfiction”
Next Generation Indie Book Award “Education/Academic"
IndieReader Discovery Awards “History”
Benjamin Franklin Award “Silver for History”
Benjamin Franklin Award “Gold for Interior Design”
“Books of the Week, May 2020” —Smithsonian Magazine
“17 Brilliant Books That You Won’t Struggle to Finish” —Buzzfeed
“It's about time! This anthology gives female innovators the credit they deserve - all the while exposing the egregious repercussions of inequality.” —Teen Vogue Book Club Pick 2020
"...a must-read book for everyone who wants to understand the roots and manifestations of systemic gender discrimination in everyday life." —Michelle King, Director of Inclusion, Netflix
"Fifty shades of genius - An elegant authoritative exploration of gender and society..." —Lyse Doucet, OBE Award winning journalist and BBC Chief International Correspondent
Photo credits: Jill Greenberg (Maer Roshan); Tomas Skaringa (Nina Ansary)
Where is it happening?Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, United States