55 Plus Lecture: After #MeToo, What's Next?

Date:  October 4, 2018 
Topic:  After #MeToo, What's Next?
Speaker:  Joanne Lipman, Author and former Editor-in-Chief of USA Today

The world has changed in the wake of the #MeToo movement.  What comes next? In That's What She Said, bestselling author Joanne Lipman, the former Editor in Chief of USA TODAY, offers real-world solutions and a path forward.  There's no man-bashing here; Lipman explores how men as well as women can join together to close the gender gap.  In this lively talk, she'll offer surprising insights into issues ranging from unconscious bias to childrearing to brain differences between the genders, and offer practical tips that all of us can use, right now, to help eliminate bias at work and at home. 

Joanne Lipman is one of the nation's leading journalists.  She most recently served as Chief Content Officer of Gannett and Editor-in-Chief of USA Today and the USA Today Network, where she oversaw more than 3,000 journalists at 110 newspapers, and led the organization to three Pulitzer Prizes.  Lipman began her career as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, ultimately rising to deputy managing editor - the first woman to attain that post - and supervising coverage that won three Pulitzer Prizes.  Her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Fortune and Harvard Business Review, and she has been featured on networks including CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, MSNBC and PBS.  She is also co-author of the music memoir "Strings Attached."