Today's the day!
It's Feb. 8, 2012: the day I find out if I have been selected as the winner of the first Girls' State of the Union Video Contest offered by the Women's Media Center. I am really excited!!! Everything is just falling into place! I tied for second for such an amazing opportunity.
The judges are:
Kyra Sedgwick, Actor (The Closer, TV series)
Marisa Tomei, Actor (What Women Want, movie; Anger Management, movie)
Courtney Martin, Author, Speaker, Feministing Editor Emerita
Amy Richards, Soapbox, Inc.
Julie Zeilinger, F-Bomb Editor
Emily May, Hollaback Executive Director
Elizabeth Mendez Berry, Award Winning Journalist
Latoya Peterson, PWV Alumna and Racialicious Editor
Jasmine Burnett, Trust Black Women
Jennifer Pozner, Women In Media & News
Shelby Knox, Director or Organizing, Change
Sofia Quintero, Chica Luna Productions, Ivy League Homegirl Blogger
Lena Chen, The Chicktionary
I was selected as one of the six finalists whose Girls' State of the Union video was judged by two famous actresses and a number of women leaders in different media outlets.