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Saturday, September 24 • 9:00am - 10:15am
PANEL: Women and Religion: When Faith and Feminism Collide

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In many ways, women are more religious than men, the purveyors of faith in their communities. They show up for services more often, and take more responsibility for passing on faith to children. Yet they are often denied leadership roles, a voice and even the respect afforded to men in their traditions. How do they cope? What happens when they can’t reconcile their religious identities with their respect for themselves as women?

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Moderators
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Lauren Markoe

National Reporter, Religion News Service

Speakers
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Chani Gettler

Owner, Inspirational Living, Inc
201-477-0274  //  @ChaniGetter | | Chani Getter is an ordained One Spirit interfaith Minister who was raised in an Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic Jewish home. At the age of 23 she left an arranged marriage and as a single mother began a journey of self-discovery. Today, she is a spiritual leader, life and transition coach, and teacher. She blends the discoveries of her personal growth alongside the ancient teachings from the Jewish tradition... Read More →
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Kate Kelly

Founder, Ordain Women; Human rights attorney
@kate_Kelly_esq | | Kate Kelly has a doctor of law degree from American University Washington College of Law, the only law school in the world founded by, and for, women. She is a human rights attorney and lives in Salt Lake City. In 2013 Kate founded a group called Ordain Women to advocate for gender equality in the Mormon Church. She was excommunicated from the church in June 2014 for speaking out against the fundamental exclusion of women... Read More →
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Pam Palmer

Activist
Pam Palmer is the mother of a child sexual abuse survivor. As a longtime Evangelical Christian, she had to make the difficult decision to organize a Class Action civil lawsuit against the all-male leadership of Sovereign Grace Ministries after discovering the gut-wrenching sexual abuses allegedly covered up within her former denomination. She is currently involved in political activism to extend the civil statutes of limitations on child sexual... Read More →
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Jennifer Zobair

Author
@jazobair | | Jennifer Zobair is a graduate of Smith College and Georgetown University Law Center. She is the author of the debut novel "Painted Hands" and co-editor of "Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay." More information about her work can be found on her website at www.jenniferzobair.com.


Saturday September 24, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
DoubleTree by Hilton 8727 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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