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Women, Gender, & Sexuality Wednesday Night Speaker Series

Women, Gender, & Sexuality Wednesday Night Speaker Series
presents: Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

 

As a child, Nikki Johnson-Huston experienced poverty and homelessness. She has since become an attorney, entrepreneur, and advocate dedicated to making an impact in her community. She has appeared in This event is co-sponsored by Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Public Policy, Eisenhower Institute, and Peace and Justice Studies.

Nikki started a mentoring program for high-school students interested in legal careers and has led numerous panels focused on increasing educational opportunities. A determined advocate for the homeless, Nikki is also an in demand inspirational speaker who shares her story with organizations around the country.

In 2015 she launched “Donafy”, a micro-philanthropy iPhone app that allows citizens to locate and donate to nearby nonprofit organizations that service people in need of emergency housing, food, medical care, mental health, job training, LGBT and Legal Services. The App also allows citizens an opportunity to notify a non-profit organization that a homeless person at that location is in need of services.

Wednesday, February 26 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

McCreary Hall 115 Bowen Auditorium

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French Department, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department
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