Women Like Us

Monday, March 26, 2018
“Women Like Us” is a film that lifts and motivates the spirit, while taking the audience on a moving journey of exploration, adversity and evolution, as they witness the unimaginable social injustices women face around the globe. Director Sally Colón-Petree, award-winning journalist Catt Sadler, and activist/author Linda Redleman, travel the U.S. and Kenya to engage in conversations with over fourteen astounding women of various ethnicities and backgrounds creating change in the areas of sex trafficking, female genital mutilation, teen suicide, education and more. The movie also features actress and television host Sherri Shepherd and music by Grammy nominated artist MOBY.

The program includes a stellar screening of the documentary on campus and a powerful discussion motivated by a unique panel composed by the documentary’s director, Sally Colón-Petree, who will visit Charlotte directly from her hometown in California, as part of her tour around the nation championing the cause in favor of women; and Dr. Terza Lima-Neves, Associate Professor of Political Science at Johnson C. Smith University and renowned advocate for women and girls. Dr. Lima-Neves was born and raised on the Cape Verde Islands, West Africa. The moderator will be Ms. Sarah Batista, award-winning TV journalist, social entrepreneur and speaker based in Charlotte. To learn more about the documentary and watch the trailer, please visit www.womenlikeusdocumentary.com.
New Science Center Auditorium
100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216
Start Time
5:30 pm
End Time
8:30 pm
Event Category