You don’t get a voice if you are killed in the womb.
From Hollywood Reporter: Stars Amber Tamblyn, Olivia Munn (The Newsroom) and Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) will participate in a Raising Our Voices: The Importance of Supporting More Women in Politics panel discussion moderated by Lisa Ling and pre-Oscars brunch at the Four Seasons Hotel at Beverly Hills in Los Angeles.
Kimberly Foxx the first African-American woman to lead the Chicago Cook County State’s Attorney’s office will also speak on the event panel. Foxx is know for making a plea for sexual abuse victims to come forward against R&B artist R. Kelly so that she can build a case in his hometown.
Emily’s List hosts an annual event, though this year it comes amid a record number of women elected to the House of Representatives and women asking for equal pay and representation in politics and Hollywood.
The organization’s president Stephanie Schriock will give remarks; while guests will include Melissa McCarthy, Felicity Huffman, Iliza Shlesinger, Jaime King, Ashley Rickards and Moran Atias, among others.
Emily’s List pre-Oscars event will take place on Feb. 19.
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