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MUB Talks: Geena Rocero

Memorial Union Building Strafford Room
83 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824
United States603-862-2600

Speaker: Geena Rocero; Transgender Fashion Model and Activist

Geena Rocero, born and raised in Manila, Philippines, is a Model, Public Speaker, Producer, Trans Rights Advocate and co-host of the 2017 Webby Awards honoree TV show ASPIREist, broadcasted on HLN/CNN.

On March 31, 2014, in honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility, Rocero came out as transgender at the annual (main stage) TED Conference. Her viral talk has since been viewed more than 4 million times and translated in 32 languages. Geena is the founder of Gender Proud, an award winning media production company that tells stories on what it means to be trans and gender non-conforming.

Co-Sponsors: The Kidder Fund, Living Well Services, Memorial Union Student Organization (MUSO), Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), Residential Life, and Trans UNH

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