Category: Event

Celebrating Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History
On September 10th, we debuted Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History to a fantastic crowd at XOXO Fest in Portland. The response was truly overwhelming! Thank you to everyone who came out to the premiere party to raise a glass with us in celebration. The premiere party was a blast and there are tons more great photos! […]
Anita Speaks at 2015 Media Evolution Conference
I was invited to give a keynote presentation at The Media Evolution Conference in Malmö, Sweden, where I detailed some of the subtle ways in which women’s accomplishments, experience, and expertise are routinely diminished and dismissed in male-dominated spaces. I also discussed ways in which the cultural norms of these spaces can be challenged and changed […]
Women in the World Online Harassment Panel
Watch video of our online harassment panel at Women in the World moderated by Katie Couric. l spoke about my experiences being targeted by a cyber mob along with co-panelists Ashley Judd, Kamala Harris, and  Emily Bazelon.
‘How to be a Feminist’ Panel at All About Women
I was invited to speak on several panels about feminism and the impacts of online harassment at the 2015 All About Women conference taking place annually at the Sydney Opera House. Here is a video excerpt of my short opening speech on the panel, “How to be a feminist”. The full panel with Clementine Ford, Roxane […]
‘What I Couldn’t Say’ Panel at All About Women
I was invited to speak on several panels about feminism and the impacts of online harassment at the 2015 All About Women conference taking place annually at the Sydney Opera House. Here is a video of my speech for the panel entitled, “What I Couldn’t Say.”
Anita Sarkeesian speaking at XOXO Conference
In September 2014, I was invited to speak at the XOXO conference & festival in Portland. I used the opportunity to talk about two subtle forms of harassment that are commonly used to try and defame, discredit and ultimately silence women online: conspiracy theories and impersonation. Note: trigger warning early on for examples of rape and death threats […]
TEDxWomen Talk about Online Harassment & Cyber Mobs
I was excited to participate in this year’s TEDxWomen in Washington, DC, an annual event organized by the Paley Center for Media. I presented a 10 minute talk about sexist online harassment, cyber mobs and both the destructive and uplifting power of online communities. In this talk, I use the analogy of an MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online […]