National Organization for Women Executive to Speak

Kim Gandy, the executive vice president of the National Organization for Women, will speak at Wake Forest University at 7 p.m. March 30 in Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditiorium.

She will speak on “The New Face of Civil Rights: The Shift from Minorities to Gays and Lesbians.”

Admission is free.

Gandy was elected NOW’s vice president in 1991, after having served as the organization’s national secretary. She is responsible for the operation of NOW’s Action Center, direct mail fundraising, and development and services for NOW’s 650 chapters and state organizations.

She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and earned a law degree from Loyola University. She served as a senior assistant district attorney before opening a private practice where she handled many child support, domestic violence and sex and race discrimination cases.

The talk is sponsored by the women’s studies program, the Student Union, the Gay/Straight Student Alliance, the Women’s Issues Network and the Winston-Salem chapter of NOW. For information, call 758-5139.

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