APA DC Presents WOMXN OF APA|DC BOARD PRESENTS: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS.
A solution-driven panel discussion on discrimination against womxn in the workplace. Featuring four female-identifying professional photographers and a discrimination attorney, this event will address real life experiences and outcomes.
Endia Beal is a North Carolina based artist, curator, and author. Beal’s work merges fine arts with social justice. She uses photography and video to reveal the often overlooked and unappreciated experiences unique to people of color. Specifically, Beal’s first monograph, Performance Review, brings together work over a 10-year period that highlights the realities and challenges for women of color in the corporate workplace. She lectures about these experiences, which also addresses bias in corporate hiring practices.
Sharon Farmer is a photojournalist and lectures extensively on photography and photojournalism. Formerly an assignment editor for the Associated Press, she was part of the A.P. team in 2003 that covered the Super Bowl in San Diego, California. Ms. Farmer was the campaign photographer for Sen. John Kerry’s presidential election campaign in 2004. Farmer served as Director of the White House Photography Office from 1999-2001. A White House photographer since 1993, she documented the Clinton-Gore Administration at it’s beginning.
Erika Jacobsen White represents individuals in employment discrimination, sexual abuse, civil rights, whistleblower, wage & hour, and other consumer matters throughout Maryland, D.C., and California. Her career-long commitment to representing real people facing tough challenges in their lives has resulted in significant results for her clients at trial, mediation, and arbitration – recovering millions of dollars for her clients over the course of her career.
Diana King is a Chinese-American portrait, lifestyle fashion, and commercial photographer based in Nashville & LA.King’s diverse portfolio includes work with many different talents, advertising agencies, and brands like H&M and Samsung. She is the creator/director of “Almost Asian, Almost American” an on-going photo and video essay project that allows Asian-American women to define their own beauty and identity. King is currently a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for American Photographic Artists (APA).
Inti St. Clair has over 15 years of experience in the photography industry honing her bright, happy, and full of true-life moments style, and building her career with an enviable client list—Arm & Hammer, Chase, Purina, Kaiser Permanente, AT&T, Microsoft and Phillips to name a few. Inti’s love for photography is surpassed only by her passion for travel, and while she currently calls Austin, TX home, she has circled the globe exploring and shooting in nearly 60 countries. Her wanderlust spirit invokes a global feel in her work and translates into an impressively diverse portfolio of beautiful images of people enjoying life the world over.
GIVEAWAY: TWO COPIES OF PERFORMANCE REVIEW BY ENDIA BEAL
Register for the Womxn’s Photography Panel by midnight April 21st to be included in the drawing for one of two copies of Endia Beal’s book, Performance Review..
Published by Minor Matters Books in 2020, “Performance Review” is “ the first monograph by North Carolina-based artist, educator and activist Endia Beal, brings together work from first-hand experiences that highlight the realities and challenges for women of color in the corporate workplace.
Beal’s widely-published videos and photographic series, including “Am I What You’re Looking For?” “Office Scene,” “Can I Touch It?” and “9 to 5” are presented in a book sequence that highlights the ambitions, challenges and negotiations that women of color navigate within the workplace.
Beal’s signature directness and visual intelligence engages viewers of varying generations and backgrounds in dialogues that accept there is much to question as we push forward during the social evolutions of our time.”
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