SlutWalk Philadelphia Announces Keynote Speakers to Include
Aishah Shahidah-Simmons and Stephanie Gilmore
SlutWalk Philadelphia is pleased to announce that Aishah Shahidah-Simmons and Stephanie Gilmore will speak at the SlutWalk Philadelphia event. Ms. Simmons is an award-winning independent documentary filmmaker, feminist, lecturer and published writer. Ms. Gilmore is an author, assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at Dickinson College and feminist activist.
Aishah Shahidah-Simmons is an award-winning African-American feminist lesbian, independent documentary filmmaker, international lecturer, and social change agent, based in Philadelphia, PA. For twenty-years, Aishah has been both motivated and engaged as a cultural worker because she believes each one of us has the birth right to live in a world where oppression and exploitation based on gender, race/ethnicity, national origin/ citizenship, sexual orientation, class, and/or religion of anyone is non-existent.
Stephanie Gilmore is a feminist activist and assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at Dickinson College — at Dickinson, she was named Student Senate Faculty Member of the Year, and has been recognized for her coalition work with students on the issue of sexual violence.