Michael Kimmel in Calgary

Please join us at the 2016 Canadian Women’s Foundation Calgary Breakfast, where bestselling author Michael Kimmel, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University, will share his findings on the impacts of hyper-masculinity and how gender equality is good for everyone—men included.

Friday, October 28, 2016
7:00 a.m. Coffee Reception
7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Presentation 

Hyatt Regency Calgary
700 Centre Street SE 

Tables of ten: $2,500
Single tickets: $275  

Tax receipts will be issued for the charitable portion of your purchase within 60 days following the event. 
The Canadian Women's Foundation Calgary Breakfast is an inspiring, eye-opening, sell-out event! Past breakfasts have featured notable speakers such as Maysoon Zayid, Sally Armstrong, Geena Davis, and Ashley Judd. 
Funds raised at the events will be invested in our work to help women and girls move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. Your purchase will help create GEN1—the first generation to experience gender equality in Canada! 
Michael Kimmel is the SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University and the author of more than 20 books, including Manhood in America, Angry White Men, The Politics of Manhood, The Gendered Society, and the best seller Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men. In 2013, he founded the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities at Stony Brook with funding from the MacArthur Foundation; Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, and Eve Ensler are on the Board of Directors. In 2017, the Center will start offering a master’s degree in masculinity studies, the first in the world.  
For more information please contact Gurpreet Chahal at events@canadianwomen.org  or 1-866-293-4483 x 239. 

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