Gloria Allred will discuss her book, Fight Back and Win, Allred’s own life story shows how she has gone from being a victim to a survivor to an enormously successful fighter for change. She writes with candor about her divorce at a young age, her inability to collect child support for her baby, rape, abortion, sexism, and political opposition. Even when she turns her attention to the particulars of her clients’ cases, she wears her heart on her sleeve, never straying from her passionate personal commitment to doing the right thing. Gloria Allred is a three-time Emmy nominee for her commentaries on KABC television in Los Angeles, and she was selected as one of the most important radio talk show hosts in America by USA Today. She has won the presidential award from the National Association of Woman Lawyers and the President’s Award for Outstanding Volunteerism, presented to her by President Ronald Reagan at the White House. She has been voted by her peers as one of the best lawyers in America. Ms. Allred is a founding partner of the law firm of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg. Her law firm handles cases involving employment discrimination, including sex, race, age, physical handicap, sexual orientation discrimination, AIDS discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. The firm is also well-known for its work on behalf of victims in civil rights, rape, child sexual abuse and murder cases. Over the course of her 37 year legal career, Gloria Allred has won countless honors for her pioneering legal work on behalf of women's rights and rights for minorities. An active feminist, Ms. Allred founded and is currently serving as president of the Women's Equal Rights Legal Defense and Education Fund (WERLDEF). In May, 2001 she received the Judy Jarvis Memorial Award from the National Association of Radio Talk Show Hosts for her outstanding contributions to talk radio. Articles by her or about her have appeared in publications such as TIME Magazine, The New York Times, Ms. Magazine, The American Lawyer, The Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Herald Examiner and The London Times.