Jane Fonda to Speak at Augsburg

janefonda The 2007 Anne Pedersen Women’s Resource Center and Koryne Horbal Lecture will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 and will host nationally recognized actress and activist Jane Fonda for a convocation entitled “My Life’s Lessons About Sex and Gender.” The event will begin at 10 a.m. in Si Melby Hall and will be followed by a book signing at 11 a.m.

Fonda has long been known for advocacy on environmental issues, human rights, and the empowerment of women and girls. In 1994 she was named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund. Her work on stage and screen has earned her numerous nominations and awards, including Oscars for “Klute” and “Coming Home” and an Emmy for her performance in “The Dollmaker.” Her other stage and screen credits include: “The China Syndrome,” “Nine to Five,” “Rollover,” “On Golden Pond,” and “The Morning After.” Continue reading “Jane Fonda to Speak at Augsburg”