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Gender Matters: A free public forum

April 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

New Symposium Society
civil discourse in the pursuit of truth
Invites you to a Public Forum on
Gender Matters
A panel discussion followed by audience interaction

“What has history taught us…about women…about our feminine voice…about the fundamental laws (both sociological and biological) of gender in the composition and functioning of human society…and what lessons have we failed to learn?”

Where: Friends University
Alumni Auditorium (main building with clock tower)
Wichita, Kansas

Cost: Free


Brandi Calvert is a Wichita-area realtor and women’s rights activist, having organized the recent Women’s March on Air Capital Kansas.

Becky Elder grew up in Wichita, graduated from the University of the South (part of their first class since 1851 to include women), and for the last 25 years has fellowshipped at Northfield School of the Liberal Arts, the last 15 as Amica Scholae. Becky has been married to Phil for 40 years and has 8 children.

The Rev. Karen Robu serves as Associate Minister for Plymouth Congregational Church and received her Master of Divinity degree from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa. Karen performs at Music Theatre Wichita most summers. She and her husband, Tim, live in Newton with their youngest daughter, Francie.

Lacey Stevenson is a teacher of the Bible and the wife of a pastor. She previously served on staff at The Village Church in Dallas, Texas, and earned a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary. Lacy and her husband, Tanner, live in Wichita and call Journey the Way Church home.

Jenny Wood is a songwriter/performer based in Wichita, KS. She has traveled the world as a guitarist/vocalist for various bands as well as with her solo music. Forging her way in a male-dominated rock world, Jenny began focusing her writing on self-empowerment and recently created her original Anti-Bullying music school program, “Don’t Let Them Get In Your Head.”

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April 3, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Friends University
2100 W University AVE
Wichita, KS 67213 United States
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