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Maintaining Healthy Professional Relationships: A Night with Jennifer Baumgardner

February 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Jennifer Baumgardner
Author Jennifer Baumgardner, via Soapbox Inc.

Author Jennifer Baumgardner will present a talk titled “Maintaining Healthy Professional Relationships,” which will be followed by a Q&A with current FIT students interning in their field and Baumgardner.

Jennifer Baumgardner is a writer, activist, filmmaker, and publisher whose work focuses on sexual violence and scapegoating, abortion, bisexuality, and radical children’s literature.

She’s been an editor at Ms. and a features writer for The Nation, Harper’s, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Teen Vogue, More, and Elle (among others). She is the author of Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics; Abortion & Life; and F ‘em! Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls; and she is the co-author of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future; Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism; and We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality.

With Amy Richards, she co-founded Soapbox Inc. and Feminist Camp. In 2005 she co-created the award-winning documentary I Had an Abortion (with Gillian Aldrich). In 2013, she directed her second film, It Was Rape. Both films are widely course adopted and available from Women Make Movies. She also served as a producer for the plays SLUT and Now That We’re Men.

From 2008-2012, she was writer in residence at The New School, where she taught nonfiction workshops and produced activist events. From 2013 to 2017, Jennifer served as the executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press, the oldest and longest running women’s press in the world. She is the publisher of Dottir Press and the current editor in chief of the Women’s Review of Books.

This event is part of Promoting Healthy Relationships Month. Find more details at fitnyc.edu/healthyrelationships.

This event is for the FIT community only. 


February 13, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Haft Theater
Marvin Feldman Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States


Juhi Bhatt
(212) 217-3800