TWF Talk by Jackson Katz: The Difference Good Dads Make, Especially To Sons

Linklaters, 10th Floor, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Hong Kong
8:15–9.15 a.m., registration from 8.00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Registration Deadline: 1st Mar 2016

TWF is delighted to present a breakfast talk on the critical role that fathers play in the development of their children and sons in particular by Jackson Katz. Dr Katz will share his findings on the value of present male role models in the upbringing of boys and provide ideas for how fathers can better communicate with their sons on topics like masculinity, sex and relationships.

About the Speaker
Dr. Jackson Katz is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender and violence. He is the founder and president of MVP Strategies, which provides gender violence prevention and leadership training to institutions in the public and private sectors, and is an acclaimed public lecturer who speaks extensively in the U.S. and around the world on topics related to violence, media, and multiracial, multinational masculinities. Since 1990, he has lectured at over 2500 colleges, prep schools, high schools, middle schools, professional conferences and military installations in 49 states, eight Canadian provinces, and across Europe, Australia and other countries. His TED talk, "Violence against Women is a Men's Issue," has been viewed more than 2.5 million times and he is the author of an influential book entitled, The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, and Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood. Katz has a BA in philosophy from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, a Masters from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Ph.D. in cultural studies and education from UCLA. 

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