TORONTO, November 10, 2016 – Donald Trump angered many women with his sexist remarks in the weeks leading up to the US election and now that he has been elected as the 45th President of the United States, there is growing concern for what his presidency will mean for women and the far-reaching impact his conversations about women could have in coming months.
Professor Andrea Davis, chair, Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies is an expert in race and gender, and is available to comment on this issue with a focus on the following:
-How will Trump's actions thus far impact women's issues?
- Can his conversations about women in the media impact women/gender in the workplace?
- Could his presidency undo years of progress made and undermine efforts toward gender and equality in the workplace?
- Will Trump's view on women have a far-reaching impact on the way women are perceived?
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