Anita Hill Guest Speaker: MALTZ PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Lawyer, educator, and civil rights activist Anita Hill headlines Case Western Reserve University’s Think Forum speaker series, in honor of F. Joseph Callahan.
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In 1991, Anita Hill made history testifying before Congress about sexual harassment and confronting her abuser on national TV in front of millions. Since then, Anita has been at the forefront of the fight for justice for women and people of color, forging paths to equality inside and outside of the workplace.
About Anita Hill
The youngest of 13 children from a farm in rural Oklahoma, Anita Hill received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Yale Law School in 1980. She began her career in private practice in Washington, D.C. Before becoming a law professor, she worked at the U. S. Education Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In 1989, Hill became the first African American to be tenured at the University of Oklahoma, College of Law, where she taught contracts and commercial law. She has made presentations to hundreds of business, professional, academic, and civic organizations in the United States and abroad. As counsel to Cohen Milstein, Anita Hill advises on class action workplace discrimination cases.