2022-23 Voyages of Discovery: Carmen Perez

Carmen Perez
President and CEO, The Gathering for Justice

“There’s a Lane for Everyone”
December 8, 2022

7 – 8:15 p.m. (EST) | An in-person lecture and moderated Q&A
Main Campus Student Center Ballroom, 501 E. 10th St., Greenville, NC 27858


Perez is the President and CEO of The Gathering for Justice, and co-founder of Justice League NYC and Justice League CA, two state-based task forces for advancing a juvenile and criminal justice reform agenda. She was one of the co-chairs of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, which drew more than 5 million people from across the globe. Perez also is co-founder of Poderistas, a digital lifestyle community that inspires, affirms and informs Latinas to leverage their power in a way that transforms lives.

In addition to being named one of Fortune’s Top 50 World Leaders, one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People, Glamour Women of the Year and Forbes’ 100 Mujeres Mas Poderosas, Perez has been a featured speaker at Harvard University, Columbia University and the University of California – Santa Cruz. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including TIME, Newsweek, MSNBC and Univision.


*ECU faculty, staff, and students may request a FREE lecture ticket (does not include receptions). To receive a free ticket, an individual must go to the ECU Central Ticket Office, located in the Main Campus Student Center, and present an ECU 1 Card.

ECU and Harriot College will continue to follow health guidelines during the 2022-2023 Voyages Series. Events are subject to change.

ECU updates are available online: https://returnofpiratenation.ecu.edu/

Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Main Campus Student Center, Ballroom
501 E. 10th St., Greenville, NC 27858

Event Type

ECU Homepage, Seminar/Symposium


Office of Student Affairs, Alumni Association, Student Affairs - Student Involvement and Leadership, Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences, Leadership Studies, Sociology, Gender Studies, Harriot College of Arts & Sciences, Office of Continuing Studies, Graduate School, Research, Economic Development and Engagement, Office for Equity and Diversity, Women and Gender Office, THRIVE@ECU

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Students, Faculty, Staff, Public, Alumni




$20; Free to ECU faculty, staff, & students (see instructions above)



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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

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