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Seattle NOW SHERO Awards: An Evening with Sarah Weddington

June 17, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


June 17
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join the Seattle chapter of NOW for an intimate evening with Dr. Sarah Weddington – the attorney who won the landmark case, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the U.S. in 1973.

Dr. Weddington will share her experiences about arguing the landmark case, address what has changed since that historic victory, and what women can do today to ensure access to the full range of reproductive health services. She’ll also shareinsights and advice for staying hopeful, active and engaged in today’s political landscape.

Seattle NOW will present Dr. Weddington with the organization’s first SHERO Award – given annually to a Change Maker woman who has tirelessly advocated for women’s rights, equality, justice and more.