Lilly Ledbetter

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Advocate & Author, "Grace & Grit"

Lilly Ledbetter was an overnight supervisor at the Alabama Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. for nineteen years. She was the plaintiff in the American employment discrimination case Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. She lives in Jacksonville, Alabama. She is a tireless advocate for change, traveling the country to urge women and minorities to claim their civil rights.

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Thursday, October 11
Talk

Instigators: Stand for Something

Instigators are leaders, advocates and radical educators, standing up to protect others against injustice. But what makes someone fight the good... read more
Speakers: Lilly Ledbetter, Zach Wahls, Stephen Bradberry, Elizabeth Gore, Lauren Lubin, Martha Zuniga, Steve Casey, Ryan Garcia
Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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