Events

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Upcoming:

  • February 23 and 24, 2017: Speaker on panels at the UN Women Safe Cities Global Leaders Forum, Mexico City, Mexico
  • March 7, 2017: Speaker to students at Santa Clara University, California, over skype, 5:15 p.m.
  • March 14, 2017: Speaker to high school students at Broad Run High School in Virginia, 12:15 p.m.
  • March 21, 2017: Panelist with Safecity at the UN Commission on the Status of Women, 2:30 p.m., New York City
  • April 13, 2017: Speaker at a street harassment concert and workshop at Montgomery College – Takoma Park Campus, MD, Theatre 2 of the Caffritz Center located on GA Ave., 5-9 p.m.

Past:

  • October 19, 2016: Session panelist at HABITAT 3 conference in Quito, Ecuador
  • September 14, 2016: Panelist at the Global Girls Media forum at George Washington University, D.C.
  • July 10, 2016: Workshop presenter at the International Summit to End Sexual Violence, Fordham University, NYC
  • June 3, 2016: Led a workshop on street harassment at AAUW’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • April 16, 2016: Speaker at the Hollaback Bmore and Collective Action for Safe Spaces International Anti-Street Harassment Week Rally, Baltimore, MD, 2-4 p.m.
  • April 1, 2016: Speaker to a class at St. Louis University (via Skype)
  • March 30, 2016: Speaker to two classes at University of Mount Union, Alliance, Ohio
  • March 29, 2016: Keynote speaker on street harassment at University of Mount Union in Ohio
  • March 16, 2016: Speaker on street harassment at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • March 15, 2016: Panelist at a screening of “The Hunting Ground” at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • December 10-11, 2015: Speaker in Istanbul at a UN conference.
  • November 16, 2015: Speaker at NYU
  • November 14: Book signing at the Winchester Book Gallery, Winchester, VA, 4-6 p.m.
  • November 6, 2015: Speaker at the Elisabeth Irwin High School feminist studies class, NYC, 10 a.m.
  • November 5, 2015: The NYC book release event for Stop Global Street Harassment: Growing Activism around the World took place at the famous feminist bookstore Bluestockings at 7 p.m.
  • October 26, 2015: Speaker to a women’s studies class at Duke University, North Carolina (via Skype)
  • September 30, 2015: Speaker at George Mason University’s Fall for the Books event in Fairfax, VA, 1:30 p.m.
  • September 17, 2015: The book release event for Stop Global Street Harassment: Growing Activism around the World took place at American University, in Washington, D.C., 7 p.m. Author Holly Kearl was joined by contributing authors Noorjahan Akbar, Lauren McEwen and Patrick McNeil. Read the recap of the event and watch videos.
  • July 29, 2015: Speaker at the Queer Review release party, 5:30 p.m. at DC9 Nightclub in Washington, D.C. The event was free, goes until 8:30 p.m., and proceeds from drinks will support the Casa Ruby LGBT Community Center.
  • June 8-10, 2015: As a UN consultant Holly attended and spoke at the UN Women Safe Cities Global Stakeholders Meeting, Delhi, India
  • May 29, 2015: Co-presenter with staff from Collective Action for Safe Spaces at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, University of Maryland, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
  • April 8, 2015: Speaker at NYU, 7 p.m.
  • March 31, 2015: Speaker at Susquehanna University, PA, from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.
  • March 25, 2015: Speaker at  Women’s Resource  & Action Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 7 p.m.
  • March 4, 2015: Speaker at Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, 2 – 3 p.m.
  • February 11, 2015: Speaker at Centennial College, Toronto, Canada
  • November 18, 2014: Presenter on street harassment to the AAUW McLean (VA) Branch, 7 p.m.
  • October 4, 2014: Panelist at the Day of the Girl Summit, School of International Service building at American University, DC, 1-2 p.m.
  • September 10, 2014: Speaker at Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
  • September 8, 2014: Panelist at the AAUW Falls Church (VA) Branch meeting
  • August 20, 2014: Co-presenter at the National Sexual Assault Conference with Marty Langelan, Pittsburgh, PA
  • July 4-5, 2014: Co-led the OpEd Project seminar for women leaders of a dozen African and Asian countries in Tanzania. 4.10.14 Samera and Tahra - State Dept contacts - Ethiopia Conference
  • June 19, 2014: SSH national study release event in Washington, DC
  • June 6, 2014: Street harassment workshop co-presenter with Collective Action for Safe Spaces at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, University of Maryland, College Park
  • May 15, 2014: Speaker at a Boys and Girls Club in SE Washington, DC
  • April 24, 2014: Speaker at Rally Against Rape/Take Back the Night in Arlington, VA, 6:30 p.m.
  • April 16, 2014: Panelist at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 7 p.m.
  • April 9-11, 2014: Speaker about sexual harassment and related issues to campus leaders in Ethiopia, through the State Department
  • March 27, 2014: Speaker at Montgomery College, Maryland
  • December 11, 2013: Spoke during the release event for Stop Street Harassment’s Know Your Rights Toolkit.
  • November 7, 2013: Testified at the Philadelphia City Council Hearing on Street Harassment, at the invitation of Hollaback! Philly. Philadelphia, PA, 10 a.m.
  • November 6, 2013: Co-hosting an event with Hollaback! Philly at the Wooden Shoe Bookstore to discuss street harassment and Kearl’s new book 50 Stories about Stopping Street Harassers, Philadelphia, PA, 7 p.m.
  • October 26, 2013: Consultant for AAUW’s one-day Gender Studies Symposium at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, moderated an afternoon panel.
  • October 18, 2013: Co-present on street harassment with Patrick McNeil and co-facilitate a discussion with him at Gay District, Washington, D.C., 8 p.m.10.8.13HowardCountyAAUWtalkMD
  • October 8, 2013: Talk on street harassment for the AAUW Ellicott City (MD) Branch, 6:30 p.m.
  • August 28, 2013: Workshop presenter at the National Sexual Assault Conference in Los Angeles, CA
  • August 19, 2013: Speaker on street harassment at Wilkes Barre VAMC Center at 1 p.m., Wilkes Barre, PA
  • August 12, 2013: Speaker at the International Coalition Against Sexual Harassment Conference, NYC
  • June 27, 2013: Speaker at New Faces, More Voices, organized by the National Council of Women’s Organizations, 3:30 p.m.
  • June 10-11, 2013: Workshop presenter at three workshops during the AAUW national convention, New Orleans, LA
  • June 4, 2013: Speaker at an assembly on street harassment at Elisabeth Irwin High School, NYC
  • Invisible War screening at GMUMay 31, 2013: Workshop presenter on street harassment at the2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders
  • April 6, 2013: Keynote speaker about street harassment and workshop presenter about sexual harassment in schools at the AAUW Ohio State Convention
  • March 28, 2013: Panelist after a screening of The Invisible War at George Mason University, VA, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
  • March 21, 2013: Speaker at the AAUW Mount Vernon (VA) Branch’s screening of The Invisible War, 7:15 p.m.
  • March 20, 2013: Speaker at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • UN CSW AAUW panelMarch 6, 2013: Speaking about sexual harassment at school on behalf of AAUW at an event that’s part of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, 2:30-4 p.m.
  • March 5, 2013: Moderating a panel for ActionAid on addressing sexual violence in public spaces, UN Commission on the Status of Women parallel track, 2:30 p.m.
  • February 13, 2013: Speaker for the AAUW Green Bay (WI) and Appleton (WI) Branches at the YWCA Green Bay
  • February 12, 2013: Afternoon speaker at a Green Bay, WI, middle school
  • February 12, 2013: Speaker at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 11:30 a.m.
  • February 11, 2013: Speaker about sexual harassment in schools at the Minocqua, WI, library, 6:30 p.m.
  • February 9, 2013: Speaking about AAUW’s Legal Advocay Fund at the AAUW Baltimore (MD) Branch, noon
  • January 30, 2013: Speaker at a class at Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School, NYC
  • November 9, 2012: Presenting on sexual harassment at schools at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Oakland, CA
  • November 8, 2012: Speaking about sexual harassment in schools at Berkeley’s YWCA, noon
  • November 7, 2012: Speaking about street harassment at UC Berkeley, CA, 8 p.m.
  • October 24, 2012, Facilitating the Q&A after a screening of The Invisible War, Cinema Arts Theater, Fairfax, VA. Film starts at 2:15 p.m., Q&A at 3:45 p.m.
  • October 19, 2012: Keynote Speaker at a Bullying Conference at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
  • October 18, 2012: Speaking to the AAUW Elgin Area (IL) Branch about sexual harassment in schools
  • September 25, 2012: Speaker at California State University, Long Beach, 5 p.m.
  • September 24, 2012: Speaker at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA, 7 p.m.
  • September 19, 2012: Speaker at Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, 2 p.m.
  • August 28, 2012: Speaker at a Democracy in Action meeting in Rapid City, SD
  • August 23, 2012: Co-presenter at the National Sexual Assault Conference in Chicago, IL
  • August 18, 2012: Speaker at the We Are Woman Rally in DC, noon-ish (speaker line-up starts at 11 a.m.)
  • August 15, 2012: Panelist for a discussion about military sexual assault after a screening of The Invisible War, Norfolk, VA, film begins at 7:15 p.m.
  • June 29, 2012: Co-presenter at the NOW Conference, Baltimore, MD
  • May 17, 2012: Speaker at the Herndon-Reston AAUW branch picnic, Reston, VA
  • May 5, 2012: Speaker at George Mason University’s SlutWalk, Fairfax, VA, 2:30 p.m.
  • April 23, 2012: Speaker at Dickinson College, PA
  • April 17, 2012: Speaker at an AAUW McLean (VA) meeting, McLean Community Center, 7 p.m.
  • April 9, 2012: Speaker at UMBC, Maryland, 7 p.m.
  • March 28, 2012: Speaker at Monmouth University, NJ
  • March 21, 2012: One of the four speakers at the event Stop LGBQT Harassment, GWU, 5 p.m.
  • March 19, 2012: One of five speakers at the event “From Cairo to DC: A Discussion on Street Harassment,” YWCA-NCA, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • March 18, 2012: Co-curator of an art exhibit on street harassment at MOCA DC, open to the public, 3-9 p.m.
  • March 14, 2012: Speaker at South Lakes High School, Reston, VA, 5 p.m.
  • March 12, 2012: Speaker to the Anne Arundel (MD) AAUW branch, 7:30 p.m.
  • March 11, 2012: Speaker at the AAUW Berkeley (CA) Branch, 4 p.m.
  • March 11, 2012: Speaker at the AAUW San Jose (CA) Branch, 12 noon
  • March 10, 2012: Speaker at the AAUW Napa County (CA) Branch meeting, 11 a.m.
  • March 9, 2012: Speaker at Stanford University, CA, Women’s Center,7 p.m.
  • March 3, 2012: Luncheon speaker at conference on bullying and harassment in schools, co-sponsored by the AAUW Jefferson County (NY) Branch
  • March 2, 2012: Speaker for two classes at Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY
  • March 2, 2012: Speaker at the Campus Conversation session hosted by the presdient of Jefferson Community College, 12:20 p.m., Watertown, NY
  • March 2, 2012: Speaker at an AAUW fundraising dinner, Watertown, New York, 5:30 p.m.
  • March 1, 2012: Speaker on sexual harassment in schools at SUNY Potsdam, 9:30 a.m., NY
  • March 1, 2012: Speaker on sexual harassment on campus, Clarkson University, 2:30 p.m., NY
  • February 23, 2012: Speaker to the Mount Vernon (VA) AAUW branch.
  • February 22, 2012: Testified about sexual harassment on the transit system to the DC City Council during the performance oversight hearing of WMATA
  • February 16, 2012: Speaker at Pacific Lutheran University in Washington, 7 p.m.
  • February 15, 2012: Speaker during the AAUW Portland (OR) Branch luncheon, Portland, Oregon, noon
  • February 14, 2012: Speaker at Girls Inc, organized luncheon, Portland, Oregon, 11:30 a.m.
  • February 14, 2012: Speaker at a Girls Inc meeting, Portland, Oregon, 5:30 p.m.
  • Feburay 13, 2012: Speaker at Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union, 6 p.m.
  • February, 13, 2012: Speaker for a Portland State University class, 10:30 a.m.
  • February 11, 2012: Speaker to the Seattle, WA, area AAUW branches, Seattle, WA, 9:30 a.m.
  • February 2, 2012: Speaker at an after school club for 3rd and 4th graders at Baldwin Elementary School, Manassas, VA
  • February 1, 2012: Speaker for an Introduction to Women’s Studies course at Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
  • January 31, 2012: Speaker at Georgetown University for the national release of Men Can Stop Rape‘s new campus bystander program, Reynolds Hall, Kennedy Multipurpose Room, 37th & O Street, Washington, DC, 7 p.m.
  • December 10, 2011: Speaker at the AAUW Reston-Herndon (VA) Branch Luncheon and Silent Auction
  • November 17, 2011: Speaker to the AAUW Annandale-Springfield (VA) Branch, Kings Park Library on Burke Lake, VA, 7 p.m.
  • November 17, 2011: Co-presenter on sexual harassment in schools to the AAUW Capitol Hill Branch, Veterans of Foreign Wars conference room, DC, 12 noon.
  • November 15, 2011: Panelist at AAUW’s research report release event Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School, National Press Club, Washington, DC, 9 a.m.
  • November 12, 2011: Co-presenter with Holla Back DC! at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, 4 – 5:15 p.m. (“Transforming the Streets: Addressing Public Sexual Harassment Outside the Walls of Women’s Studies”)
  • October 20, 2011: Panelist for YWCA’s Week Without Violence event, Washington, DC
  • September 27, 2011: Speaker at the Clearinghouse for Women meeting, Washington, DC, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
  • September 26, 2011: Speaker at Busboys and Poets with Mandy Van Deven (co-author of Hey, Shorty!), 2021 14th Street, Washington, DC, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 12, 2011: Speaker at the AAUW Shoreline (CT) Branch meeting, 7 p.m.
  • August 17, 2011: Moderating panel on SlutWalks, AAUW, 1111 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC, 6 p.m.
  • August 13, 2011: Speaker at SlutWalk D.C., National Mall, Washington, DC, noon – 3 p.m.
  • July 21, 2011: Co-presenter with Nuala Cabral (filmmaker, Walking Home), Mandy Van Deven (co-author of Hey, Shorty!), and Rochelle Keyhan (founder, Hollaback Philly), Wooden Shoe Bookstore, Philadelphia, PA, 7 p.m.
  • June 26, 2011: Co-organizer of DC march against street harassment. Leading a skill share on how to write an op-ed or article on street harassment, 2 p.m.
  • June 25, 2011: Workshop panelist on campus sexual assault at the National Organization for Women Conference, Tampa, Florida, 4 p.m.
  • June 22, 2011: Speaker at the WIN Women Opening Doors for Women event dinnerTurn Your Passion into Your Profession: Tips on Getting Published.” Washington, DC, 7 p.m.
  • June 18, 2011: Facilitating a workshop on Title IX at the AAUW national convention, Washington, DC, 10:15 a.m.
  • June 17, 2011: Booksigning at the AAUW national convention, Washington, DC, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • June 16, 2011: Booksigning at the AAUW national convention, Washington, DC, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • May 1, 2011: Title IX Panel moderator the AAUW Michigan State Convention, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 10:15 a.m.
  • April 30, 2011: Keynote speaker at the AAUW Michigan State Convention, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 9 a.m.
  • April 19, 2011: Speaker about street harassment at Central Connecticut State University, Copernicus Hall Room 231, 1:40 p.m.
  • April 18, 2011: Speaker about street harassment at the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 1 South Country Rd, Brightwaters, NY, 7 p.m.
  • April 16, 2011: Luncheon speaker at the AAUW New York State Convention, Long Island, New York
  • April 12, 2011: Speaker about street harassment at the AAUW Makefield (PA) Branch’s annual meeting, Yardley, Pennsylvania, 7 p.m.
  • April 11, 2011: Speaker about street harassment at the AAUW Minneapolis (MN) Branch meeting, 2115 Stevens Avenue South, Minneapolis, 2:30 p.m.
  • April 9, 2011: Speaker about street harassment at the AAUW Wisconsin State Convention at 1 p.m. and workshop facilitator at 1:45
  • April 7, 2011: Speaker at the University of Illinois, 7 – 9 p.m.
    March 20, 2011: Co-organizing the Washington, DC, Community Safety Audit with HollaBack DC!, 3 p.m., as part of International Anti-Street Harassment Day
  • March 19, 2011: Speaker at the University of Maryland, College Park, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • March 16, 2011: Speaker at Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA, Women’s Resource Center, 12:30 p.m.
  • March 15, 2011: Speaker at Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA, Museum Education Room, 5 p.m. — Flier
  • March 4, 2011: Presenter at the Annual Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Phildelphia, PA, 1-3:15 p.m. & booksigning from 5-7 p.m.
  • March 3, 2011: Speaking to Graduate Feminists at George Washington University, 5 p.m.
  • Feb. 24, 2011: Speaker at James Madison University, VA, Miller 1101, 6:30 – 8 p.m. (Flier)
  • Feb. 22, 2011: Speaker at the Domestic Violence Task Force Meeting of the Office of Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stinger
  • Feb. 2, 2011: Speaker at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1 p.m. – Cancelled due to blizzard conditions
  • Feb. 1, 2011: Speaker at Northern Illinois University, Heritage Room in the Holmes Student Center, 7-9 p.m. (Flier) – Canelled due to blizzard conditions
  • Jan. 14, 2011: Talk with CHAMPS group at UCIrvine, 11:45 a.m.
  • Jan. 13, 2011: Book talk at UC Irvine, 8 p.m.
  • Jan. 13, 2011: Speaker at a stalking awareness panel at University of California, Irvine, 5-8 p.m.
  • Dec. 14, 2010: Stop Street Harassment book giveaway and chat about street harassment during AAUW’s Cocktails and Convos at Nage, Washington, DC, 5 – 7 p.m.
  • Dec. 11, 2010: Panelist on Hollaback’s webinar Demystifying the OpEd, noon EST
  • Nov. 23, 2010: Panelist at the 3rd International Conference on Women’s Safety, Delhi, India
  • Nov. 13, 2010: Book signing at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Denver, CO, 12:15 p.m.
  • Nov. 11, 2010: Workshop co-presenter with SAFER at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Denver, CO, 10:25 a.m.
  • Oct. 28. 2010: Testifying at a public hearing about street harassment, 1 p.m., 14th floor committee room at 250 Broadway, NYC
  • Oct. 21-22, 2010: Talks at the University of Iowa. The talk open to the community is Oct. 21, 7 p.m., 100 Philips Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City.
  • Oct. 16, 2010: Talk at the Library of the University of Alaska, Anchorage, 5-7 p.m.
  • Oct. 14, 2010, Talk at University of California, Santa Barbara, 4 p.m.
  • Oct. 13, 2010: Book talk at Village Books, Pacific Palisades, CA, 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 12, 2010: Talk with Los Angeles area AAUW members, Pasadena, CA, 7 – 9 p.m.
  • Oct. 10, 2010: Talk with Stockton area AAUW members, 2 p.m., Dameron Hospital Annex, 445 West Acacia Street, Stockton, CA
  • Oct. 9, 2010: Talk with San Jose area AAUW branches, 1:30 p.m., 1165 Minnesota Ave., San Jose, CA
  • Oct. 8, 2010: Panelist at Santa Clara University Women and Gender Studies 30th anniversary event, 4 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 10, 2010: New York City Book Release Event at Bluestockings bookstore, 7 p.m.
  • Washington, DC, Book Release Event at George Washington University, September 2, 2010, 5 p.m. EDT
  • Author talk at Garden City Library, Garden City, UT, August 4, 2010, at 4 p.m.
  • Speaker at Walter Reed Medical Center, July 19, 2010.
  • Workshop co-presenter with Holla Back DC! at the AAUW-NASPA National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, College Park, MD, June 4, 2010.
  • Workshop presenter and keynote speaker at AAUW Oregon State Convention, Portland, OR, April 24, 2010.
  • Speaker at AAUW National Equal Pay Day Mixer in San Deigo, CA, April 20, 2010

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