We Are Worthy: Empowering Transgender Lives

Angelica Ross

Monday, 11 Apr 2016 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Angelica Ross is a leader in the movement for trans and racial equality. Named "1st Foot Soldier of the Year" in 2015 by Melissa Harris Perry, Ross is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender-nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills. She has toured nationally, speaking her powerful mission into action with business leaders, educators and the President of the United States. Since studying theater at Florida Atlantic University, Angelica Ross has been featured in film, television, and live theatre. She is the breakout star of the upcoming series Her Story, which explores the lives and loves of two transwomen in LA. Pride Week Keynote
Afternoon Event
Trans Entrepreneurship and Creating Trans-Inclusive Workplaces - Angelica Ross
Monday, 11 Apr 2016, 2:15-3:30pm - 2019 Morrill Hall

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Cosponsored By:
  • College of Design
  • College of Human Sciences Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Student Services
  • Program for Women in Science and Engineering
  • Queer* Graduate Student Association
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

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