This year’s conference features Dr. Jackson Katz, one of America’s leading anti-sexist male activists. An educator, author, and filmmaker, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in gender violence prevention education with men and boys. He has lectured at hundreds of colleges and high school campuses and has conducted hundreds of professional trainings, seminars, and workshops. He is the co-founder of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program, the leading gender violence prevention initiative in professional and college athletics. He is the creator of the film “Tough Guise” and author of “The Macho Paradox” and “Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood.” He lectures extensively in the United States and around the world on violence, media, and masculinities.
Click here to watch Dr. Katz's TED talk entitled "Violence against women- it's a men's issue."