Category: Event

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 […]
Women’s Media Center Social Media Award
I’m honored to be nominated for the Women’s Media Center Social Media Award “As part of this year’s Women’s Media Awards, the Women’s Media Center is opening voting to the public. Cast your vote for one of 27 incredible women bloggers, social media gurus, activists, and new media creators from across the country today! The winner […]