Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at ASC

Friday, February 24, 2012

Lilly Ledbetter, an advocate against salary discrimination and sexual harassment issues, will speak at Agnes Scott College about her new book, Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond, on March 6 at 7 p.m. in Gaines Chapel, Presser Hall.
Lilly Ledbetter
The event, co-sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book at DeKalb County Public Library, is free and open to the public, no ticket required.

Ledbetter is the woman at the center of the historic legal discrimination case that inspired the Obama administration’s Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, the first piece of legislation passed under President Obama’s tenure.

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location—offering myriad social, cultural and experiential learning opportunities. This highly selective liberal arts college is known for its diverse and dynamic intellectual community. Through SUMMIT, it provides every student, regardless of major, with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics.