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Friday, October 21 • 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Coconut: A New Performance Piece Of A Mystical Journey Into A Woman's Body

Introduction by Nina Simons, Bioneers co-founder

Globally renowned playwright and activist Eve Ensler will perform one act from her new "Fruit Trilogy." Coconut is mesmerizing and provocative edge-walking that explores a woman’s mystical journey into her body. Eve is the creator of The Vagina Monologues, perhaps the most performed play in history, as well as founder of the immensely impactful V-Day movement, which seeks to end violence against women and girls globally. As an author-artist-activist, she has fearlessly explored women's oppression, empowerment and emancipation with unparalleled intensity and influence.

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Eve Ensler

V-Day
Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, and activist, is the author of many plays, including, most famously, The Vagina Monologues, which has been performed in over 140 countries. She is the founder of V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls, which has raised over $100 million and generated slews of highly effective anti-violence programs around the world. V-Day’s most recent global campaign was the... Read More →
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Nina Simons

Co-Founder and President, Bioneers
Nina Simons, co-founder and President of Bioneers and founding Director of its Everywoman's Leadership program (which includes "Cultivating Women's Leadership” intensives and CoMadres retreats), co-edited the anthology book,Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart. An award-winning social entrepreneur, Nina previously served as President of Seeds of Change and Director of Strategic Marketing for Odwalla before co-founding... Read More →


Friday October 21, 2016 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (VMA)