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Town Hall: A Woman Among Men-y (Philadelphia)

  • Eastern Standard 1218 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States (map)

Join Ladies Get Paid: Philadelphia for our third town hall where we'll speak with women who have excelled and gotten paid in traditionally male-dominated fields. From journalism, to architecture, to law, we'll hear about how they navigate their careers in a lady-light environment.

At each town hall we ask our panelists to share their stories, and then we open the discussion to the room and encourage everyone to share or ask something.

Thank you to Eastern Standard for generously hosting us in their offices, Tiger for donating beer, and Honeygrow for providing salads!

Speakers will include:

  • Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. is a tax attorney in Philadelphia with her own firm, The Law Office of Nikki Johnson-Huston LLC, and spent over six years as an Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia. She leads a mentoring program for high school students interested in pursuing legal careers and is also the creator of “Donafy”, a micro-philanthropy app that allows citizens to locate and donate to nearby nonprofit organizations that service people in need.

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  • Juliana Reyes is a West Philly-based reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News who covers stories about the workplace. She’s the president of the Philly chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. She is also a prolific letter writer.


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  • Kelly Vresilovic is co-founder of CaVA Architects and an Adjunct Instructor of Architecture at Drexel University. Her passion lies in strengthening the bond between people, community, and architecture; she is a long-time mentor of young designers and is active in the Women in Architecture Committee and Community Design Collaborative.

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The town hall will be moderated by Tasha McNerney, Ladies Get Paid Philly Ambassador. Organized by Ladies Get Paid: Philadelphia committee Kimberly Ellen HallAli KingRachel RobbinsVanessa Stella, and Kris Weldon.

**There is no recording at this town hall however, photography may be used. By attending this event, you are consenting to having your picture taken and used.**

We know finding childcare can be hard (and expensive!) so you’re welcome to bring your kids. Feminism can never start too young.

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