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Author Roxane Gay conference speaker

Roxane Gay. Courtesy CSUDH Roxane Gay keynote speaker at annual Cal State University Dominguez Hills Women’s Conference CARSON (MNS) – Celebrated author, New York Times opinion writer, and the first African American woman to write for Marvel Comics, Roxane

Roxane Gay. Courtesy CSUDH

Roxane Gay keynote speaker at annual Cal State University Dominguez Hills Women’s Conference

CARSON (MNS) – Celebrated author, New York Times opinion writer, and the first African American woman to write for Marvel Comics, Roxane Gay, will keynote the 7th Annual Women’s Conference, March 18, at California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson.

In 2016, Gay co-wrote the acclaimed six-part Marvel Comics series World of Wakanda, a spin-off to Black Panther.

She is also author of the best-selling essay collection, Bad Feminist, and short story collect, Difficult Women. In her keynote address, she is expected to discuss the trajectory of modern feminism, and her personal experiences in publishing.

The daylong conference will occur from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., on the third floor of Loker Student Union, and will feature empowering sessions on diversity, equality, and unity to help women address critical issues in the workforce and in life. The conference is free and open to the public.

Guests will have a unique opportunity to engage with experts during workshops and panels such as Identity and Professionalism, Feminism in Practice, and Empowerment Self-Defense. For a full list of the sessions and activities, visit csudh.edu/womensconference.

The lunch lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by a Q&A and a book signing with Gay.

Space is limited and advance registration for the conference is recommended. To register, visit csudh.edu/womensconference.

For more information, email womensctr2@csudh.edu.

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