Eve Ensler

Founder | V-Day


Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, and one of the world’s most important activists on behalf of women’s rights, is the author of many plays, including, most famously the extraordinarily influential and impactful The Vagina Monologues, which has been performed all over the globe in 50 or so languages.

She is the founder of V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls, which has raised over $100 million and generated slews of highly effective anti-violence programs around the world; as well as of One Billion Rising, the largest global mass action to end gender based violence.

Eve is the author of Insecure At Last: A Political Memoir and I Am An Emotional Creature, and, most recently, The Apology. She also co-founded the City of Joy, a center for women survivors of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which was the subject of the award-winning documentary City of Joy.

Eve, a survivor of violence, has dedicated her life to ending violence against women and girls.

Keynote Address:

Eve Ensler Keynote Address: The Alchemy of the Apology

October 18th | 11:30 am to Noon

Panel Presentations:

Grief, Sacred Rage, Reckoning and Revolutionary Love

October 18th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Bioneers 2019 Conference - Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Movements