Thursday, April 4
Workshop: 3–4:30 p.m. (UIndy Hall B)
Lecture: 8 p.m. (UIndy Hall A)
Open to the public
L/P credit available
Jess Weiner’s social justice and advocacy along with her experiences with female empowerment propels the University Lecture Series’s theme: Pressing Forward- Pressing On. She will describe her efforts in body positivity and inclusivity with her work on the 2006 Dove Campaign “Real Beauty” and work with Mattel in redesigning Barbie’s body. The event encourages the audience to harness their own voices, passions, skills, and education to challenge and impact their environments/communities. Jess Weiner is an author, speaker, culture expert, and CEO of Talk to Jess, a consulting firm that works with brands to help better represent people in their media, marketing, and advertising.