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Announcing... Ordinary Women Speakers and Performers!



After reviewing nearly 150 applications for everyday speakers and performers for the Women's March on Philadelphia 2018, we've finally been able to narrow it down to 12! The applications were so powerful and it really goes to show what incredible work and activism is happening here in the Philadelphia region. We are so proud of this community! Congratulations to these selected speakers and performers; we can't wait to hear from you on Saturday!
  • Vashti Bandy - member of Tuesdays with Toomey, speaking about how “We Lead the Persistence”
  • Jenny Entin - computer science student at U Penn, speaking about women in engineering
  • Pauline Thompson Guerin - member of Philadelphia Veterans for Organization, speaking about veteran women and sexual assault
  • Amy Gunzelman - 17 year old senior at Spring Grove HS, speaking about her persistence in her community
  • Michele Leahy - speaking about “Gimp Gals are Here Too!”
  • Jamie Perrapato - member of Turn PA Blue, speaking about “Getting More Democratic Women Elected to PA State House”
  • Melissa Robbins - member of Emerge PA and NOW, Two Orgs where women are empowered to lead, speaking about “Staying Committed and Being the Change”
  • Marguerite Sexton - performing her original public inspiration chant "We Are One"
  • Daejah Vaughn - 15 year old spoken word poet
  • Voices Rising Philadelphia - A community chorus of women & men committed to social justice & motivating people to resist --- to persist ---- to arise!
  • Barbara Wittman - speaking about bullying and winning

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Women's March on Philadelphia 2019 Speaker/Performer Program
We are thrilled to announce of amazing lineup of speakers and performers for the 2019 Women’s March on Philadelphia. If you’re unable to attend or too far to see the stage you can watch our livestream using this link...
https://youtu.be/pQ3fTYwNuis See you all tomorrow!! ☀️
Text-based description: Program for the Women's March on Philadelphia, January 19, 2019
March led by: Drum Like a Lady/Batala Philly
State Representative Donna Bullock introducing Philly Women Rally
Mayor Jim Kenney
Jovida Hill, Executive Director, Office of Engagement for Women
Jalila Parker, Deputy Southeast Regional Director, office of PA Governor Tom Wolf
March for Our Lives Student Leaders
Attorney General Josh Shapiro with Mary McHale, survivor of clergy sexual abuse
Rabbi Annie Lewis, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Movita Johnson-Harrell, The CHARLES Foundation
Congresswomen Scanlon, Dean, and Houlahan
Voices Rising Philly, choir
Sade Heart of Hawk,…