Weekly Feminist Happenings December 1st-7th

Five women on the womenpreneur panel

Tuesday, December 1st

Screening of Sold: A sneak preview of the drama “Sold,” which follows a 13-year-old girl, Lakshmi (Niyar Saikia), who is sent to India for work, only to be forced into prostitution. After the screening, director Jeffrey Brown, producer Jane Charles and author Patricia McCormick (on whose novel the movie is based) will take part in a Q&A. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Thursday, December 3rd

Womenpreneurs–Winter 2015: We welcome both women and men into a safe space of learning, story-telling and mentorship to discuss the tough questions about women’s leadership that will ignite conversation and prompt change. Designed to connect women within the Salt Lake community to uncover hidden barriers, plot their careers paths and develop the courage to be unabashedly themselves at every stage in their careers, all the way from entry level to the C-suite.

SPEAKERS:
Sunny Washington | President & Founder, Ardusat
Lindsey Kneuven | Chief Impact Officer, Cotopaxi
Susan Opps | Executive Vice President, L-3 Communication Systems
Priyanka Bakaya | Chief Executive Officer & Founder, PK Clean
Brittany Shimmin | Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, Vive Juicery
Details: From 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Church & Stte (370 South 300 East). RSVP is required. 

Friday, December 4th

KRCL’s Annual Polar Jubilee: KRCL 90.9 FM will present The Polar Jubilee, Dec. 4, 2015. This outdoor party will include fire pits, light displays, ugly sweaters and more! Bands will include Fictionist, The National Parks and Two Nations. There will be food from the Chow Truck, Fiore Wood Fired Pizza, Dutchess Hot Chocolate, and Three Pines Coffee. Volunteers of America will accept donations of hats, gloves, scarves and warm socks. Visit 24tix.com or krcl.org for information. Details: From 6-10 p.m. at the Gallivan Center (239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City). 

Syrian Refugees Fundraiser: The Fatali Gallery in Park City has teamed up with the Field Innovation Team for a fundraiser. The fundraiser is to bring awareness about the crisis of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and beyond. Drinks and hors d’oeuvers will be served. Visit fatali.com for information. Details: From 6-8 p.m. at the Fatali Gallery – Park City (556 Main St., Park City).

Saturday, December 5th

Life from Russia–Edward Snowden: The former CIA, NSA and DIA intelligence officer and contractor, who leaked classified documents to expose illegal government surveillance,* comes to Park City – live from Russia – in an exclusive conversation. KUER’s Doug Fabrizio moderates the interactive evening with cybersecurity genius Snowden; special guest Ben Wizner, director of the ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project, will contribute to the discussion. Visit the Eccles site for information.

Sunday, December 6th

Booksmart: The Plan-B Theatre Company will present Rob Tennant’s “Booksmart,” a dark comedy about working retail during the holidays, underemployment, income inequality, job insecurity and crushing debt. The holiday rush has hit the bookstore. Casey is fed up with his job, as well as rude customers, and makes a momentous decision. Will his equally harried co-workers join him in his protest or will they talk him back onto the sales floor? Details: The play will run Dec. 3-13, 2015. Tickets are available at the Plan B Theatre website, arttix.org or 801-355-ARTS.

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