Women & Girls Fund presents Sex, Suffrage and Scandal

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

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Sex, Suffrage and Scandal

Surprising Facts about Victoria Woodhull, the First Woman who ran for President of the United States. 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women being granted the right to vote in the United States.... and speaker/author Ann Sharpsteen offers this rollicking new keynote about the bold and colorful life of Victoria Woodhull


Campaigned on a platform of “free love” and shorter skirts for women

First woman to open a stock brokerage firm on Wall Street

Worked tirelessly for the women’s suffrage movement

First woman to publicly advocate for equal rights for women


"A fun look at the scandalous Victoria Woodhull and the raucous presidential politics of the Victorian era."

Ann Sharpsteen is a best-selling author, international speaker, and consultant who speaks on topics of productivity, wellness, and living an inspired life. She’s passionate about women and men living intentionally, achieving their goals, and living full and happy lives. Ann's high-energy keynotes and workshops empower audiences and employees with practical, powerful life "reset" tactics and strategies.  

Please join us on Thursday, October 29, 7:00 PM Via Zoom

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Your registration automatically enters you in our raffle.

Financial assistance is available thanks to a generous donor. Please email Sandra Zielinski for more information.

Learn more about the event, by checking out this introduction by speaker Anne Sharpsteen.


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