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September 16, 2014 - 7:30 p.m. - Conversation and Dessert featuring Mara Keisling's Radically Candid View on Transgender Equality, Curris Center Small Ballroom, Sponsored by: LGBT Programming, Student Affairs, the School of Nursing and Health Professions, Health Services, Gender and Diversity Studies, MSU Alliance, the Department of Political Science and Sociology, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Conversation Flier
Information on Ms. Keisling: Mara Keisling is the founding and current Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. Mara is a transgender-identified woman and a parent. As one of the nation’s leading voices for transgender equality, Mara has appeared on news outlets and is regularly quoted in hundreds of national and local print and broadcast media. Since NCTE was founded in 2003, the organization was part of coalition efforts that have won significant advances in transgender equality. Mara is a graduate of Penn State University and did her graduate work at Harvard University in American Government. Mara has almost twenty-five years of professional experience in social marketing and opinion research.