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Celebrating Women’s History Month and Those Who Fight Discrimination Against Women Media Advisory

3/12/2018 12:43:19 PM

Women make up more than half of the population of New York State and nearly 51 percent of Albany County residents. Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy will celebrate Women’s History Month with a panel of distinguished women talking about this year’s theme "NEVERTHELESS SHE PERSISTED: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women."

From the #MeToo movement to the Gender Pay Gap, this will be a spirited and informative discussion moderated by Karen Ziegler, Director, Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center. Panelists include Karen Scharff, Executive Director, Citizen Action of New York, Chantelle Cleary, Title IX Coordinator, University at Albany and Sherri Brooks, Albany County Alternate Public Defender.

The panel discussion will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 10:30am in the Cahill room, 112 State Street.

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Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy