3rd Wednesday Speaker Series: Stephanie Battaglino, Author & Activist

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On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, author and transgender activist, Stephanie Battaglino will read from her recently published memoir,Reflections from Both Sides of the Glass Ceiling: Finding My True Self in Corporate America. Immediately following the reading, Ms. Battaglino will be interviewed Winston Gieseke, Philanthropy & Special Sections Editor at the Desert Sun.  The program will conclude with an audience q & a.

Mayor Pro Tem, Lisa Middleton, will introduce the program.

Stephanie Battaglino’s mission in life is to educate, inform and inspire.  Her book, Reflections From Both Sides of the Glass Ceiling: Finding My True Self In Corporate America shares her journey to authenticity as a woman and the realities of male privilege in corporate experience.Reflections From Both Sides offers a rare look at how one individual navigated work life from two gender perspectives and transcended the Glass Ceiling. It’s a powerful trailblazing story of inspiration, self-discover, and triumph – for EVERYONE.

Battaglino is a nationally sought-after keynote speaker, diversity trainer and author who has worked with Fortune 500 companies, municipalities and serves on numerous boards. Stephanie currently sits on the boards of PFLAG National and Trans New York. She previously served on the boards of the LGBT Community Center of New York and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF).

This free event is co-sponsored with the following partners: