Remember, Reflect, Recommit: Remember, Reflect, Recommit (Day 3)
Who can attend?
- General public
To recognize the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, the SNF Agora Institute will host a three-day virtual conference entitled "Remember, Reflect, Recommit: Celebrating Women's Suffrage" that will explore the multiple ways women have—historically and today—used voting, legislating, and other forms of civic engagement to shape our democracy. This conference is sponsored by Johns Hopkins University's Women's Suffrage Centennial Commemoration.
Day 3 explores the multiple ways women have—historically and today—used voting, legislating, and other forms of civic engagement to shape our democracy.
SNF Agora Training: Your Story, Your Life (10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
A workshop in personal storytelling geared to support women to become protagonists in their own life stories.
Stoop Storytelling co-founder Laura Wexler leads an interactive virtual experience in which you'll discover the evidence-based power of stories as a universal tool of communication. In celebration of our conference theme, this training will focus particularly on becoming the protagonist of your own tale.
The two-hour session will start with a lecture/discussion on the power and principles of personal storytelling. After a short break, participants will break into small groups for structured story-sharing sessions, then reconvene to wrap up.
Participants will share a personal story about a time they acted as a protagonist in their own life, taking action to solve a problem, right a wrong, face a challenge, achieve a goal, whether in the personal, familial, or community sphere.
This will be an interactive, hands-on workshop that will include breakout rooms for small group work.
This training is free, but space is limited.
SNF Agora Training: Women, Politics, and Your Right to Participate (12:30–3 p.m. ET)
An interactive workshop focusing on ensuring women's right and ability to participate in electoral politics.
Elections are a cornerstone of democratic governance. They are how citizens choose their leaders and make their voices heard. Citizens compete to hold office and manage or monitor electoral processes to ensure they are transparent, accountable, and inclusive. These powers are enshrined in international commitments and national laws and are considered fundamental human rights. Yet, too often around the world—including here in the U.S.—to claim these rights, women must overcome barriers that men do not have to contend with.
This workshop will explore the political, legal, social, economic, and cultural barriers standing in the way of women's full participation in the electoral process. Participants will learn why gender equality is important for democratic elections, key strategies for addressing barriers to women's electoral participation, and how elections should be evaluated to determine whether or not they meet democratic standards.
This will be an interactive, hands-on workshop that will include breakout rooms for small group work. Participants will be asked to respond to questions and engage in dialogue within their small groups.
Who can attend?
- General public
Space is limited for both events