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Elizabeth Plank      

Executive Producer of Divided States of Women at Vox Media

Liz is the Executive Producer of Divided States of Women at Vox Media, a weekly video series which won the 2018 Webby Award for Public Service & Activism in Film and Video.

In 2016, she produced and hosted 2016ish, another award-winning series about the presidential election. Prior to Vox, she was a Senior Correspondent at Mic and co-creator of Flip The Script, an award-winning weekly video series confronting social issues. In 2017, she presented a TedxTalk, How to Be a Man: A Woman's Guide, which she is currently using to inspire her first book, which will be published by St. Martin's Press in 2019. Liz was a 2017 Create & Cultivate honoree as a "feminist at the media forefront," is amongst Mediaite's 2016 Most Influential in News Media, was ranked as one of the 50 most influential women by Marie Claire that same year. In 2015, she was a correspondent for MSNBC's Krystal Clear and was named one of Forbes'30 Under 30 in Media.

Liz regularly appears on national and international television programs to provide a perspective on politics, gender issues, and reproductive rights, including The Today Show, The Daily Show, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC News, Fusion, Al-Jazeera America and BBC World. Through her activism and creative approach to journalism, Liz has made it her mission to elevate the voices of those who are often not heard, including through the creation of hashtags such as#WhyWomenDontReport and #HimThough. Before working as a journalist, Liz was a research assistant and behavioral science consultant at the London School of Economics, from which she holds a master's degree in policy with an emphasis in global gender politics.

Speech Topics


Modern Feminism: It's Not Just About Women

One of Forbes' 30 under 30, Liz Plank explores the topic of feminism and how it works in favor of all genders; not just women. Inspired by Flip the Script, an award-winning YouTube series that she created, Plank zeroes in on social and political feminist issues that affect or involve women of color, women with disabilities, queer women, and, yes, even men.

News


9 Women Respond Brilliantly To A Sexist Question | Fast Company ...

With the help of Elizabeth Plank, a senior editor at Mic, we're changing the tone ... (spoiler alert: it's CEO), Plank compiled a list of 23 women responding to that ...

Why We Love Angry Men, But Hate Impassioned Women | Elizabeth ...

Elizabeth Plank Headshot ... Neffinger and Kohut's research explains why someone like Elizabeth Warren has been called "unnecessarily aggressive," with a ...

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