Telling a New Story in Print*, Film and the Metaverse: with Katie Fogarty, Jodie Patterson, Alysia Reiner, and Michaela Ternasky-Holland
Midday Council, 9/28/2022 11:30 am-1:00pm Eastern Time.
Jodie Patterson is an award-winning author, speaker, advocate, and entrepreneur whose work spans communities as diverse as fashion, beauty, politics, entertainment, healthcare, and advocacy groups. In 2019, she became the first Black person elected to the role of Chair of The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Board, America’s largest LGBT organization. Jodie’s first book, The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation, was hailed by Alice Walker as “Marvelous”. In 2021, she published her second book, Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope. It has won several awards and was gifted to all public schools in the state of Kansas. Family Circle Magazine named Jodie the #1 Most Influential Mom. In addition to her advocacy work, Jodie is a longtime entrepreneur. She currently co-owns Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater.