Broward College Professors Available to Discuss YesAllWomen Hashtag
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Fort Lauderdale, FL (May 28, 2014) – Following the recent
shooting and stabbing rampage in Isla Vista, California, a beach town adjacent
to University of California, Santa Barbara, Broward College has the following
experts available to discuss the impact of the event, including the creation of
the popular Twitter hashtag #YesAllWomen,
an attempt to draw attention to the sexism and violence women face daily. This
type of activism and awareness has spread from college campuses to the White
House, with over one million tweets so far.
Walters, a professor of philosophy and ethics, is available
to explain how #YesAllWomen is a meeting between the concerns of mental illness
and misogyny in relation to violence, as well as how it provides a viral space
for women to tell their personal stories while spreading awareness. She can be
reached at 754-300-8261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
l, a professor of behavioral science, is
available to discuss the positive effects of the feminist movement on social
media, and how the hashtag has sparked more discussions about rape in India and
Africa. She can be reached at 954-201-6597 or email@example.com.
additional information or experts in other areas, contact Tina David at
954-201-7510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
College is the first and largest institution of higher education in Broward
County, providing residents with certificate programs, two-year
university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees
in selected programs. Broward College has the second-largest enrollment among
the 28 members of the Florida College System, serving more than 68,000 students
annually. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational
programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community
For more information, visit www.broward.edu.