Eve Ensler/Isabel Allende speak at Dominican

Tony Award-winning author of "The Vagina Monologues" Eve Ensler spoke before a crowd of more than 500 on Febuary 24 in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California .

The playwright, performer, internationally acclaimed author and founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women Eve Enslerand girls, appeared in conversation with award-winning author and inspiring philanthropist, Isabel Allende.

The event was part of Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2012 Spring Lecture Series, a cooperative effort between Dominican’s ILS and independent book store Book Passage.

The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Angelico Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Ensler’s newest play, Emotional Creature, will make its world premiere at the Berkeley Rep this June. In her book, I Am an Emotional Creature, Ensler offers fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe -- a call to action for girls everywhere to become the women they are meant to be.

For more information about the Leadership Lecture Series, please visit www.dominican.edu/academics/businesslead/leadership/publiceventssymp.html

The 2011-12 Leadership Lecture Series is sponsored by Private Ocean, the Marin-based wealth management company.

Media Contact:  Sarah Gardner, Director, Communications and Research, 415-485-3239, sarah.gardner@Dominican.edu