Sexual Harassment in Society
Reunion College session presented by Alec Sirken ’78.
Alec Sirken, journalist and author, will lead an all-class discussion about a hot topic in society: sexual harassment. How pervasive is it? Who has experienced it? And how can we combat it? What responsibility do men have to speak up? Did it happen at Colgate? Interactive audience discussion encouraged.
About the Presenter:
Alec Sirken is a long-time producer at CBS News. He was based in Asia for the network 2002-2006, and now lives in New York working as a producer for the show "48 Hours." Previously he worked as a reporter in local news in St. Louis and Peoria, Ill., and then at CNBC. Before his television news career he was a print journalist in Washington, D.C. and was Press Secretary for the late Congressman Peter Peyser (Colgate ’43), whom Alec considers a mentor and helped launch his career. Alec takes pride in having driven Peter and his wife Marguerite up to Colgate for several reunions.
Saturday, June 2 at 11:30am
Alumni Hall, 111