- — Rachel Held Evans (@rachelheldevans)Tue, Nov 12 2013 17:57:13More than 100 speakers and only four of them are women. This is not what the church looks like. #thenines2013
- — Todd Rhoades (@toddrhoades)Tue, Nov 12 2013 18:01:45
- — Rachel Held Evans (@rachelheldevans)Tue, Nov 12 2013 18:15:33Leaders at #thenines2013 say they just couldn't find women to speak & that's why only 4/100 speakers are women. Let's send suggestions!
- — Todd Rhoades (@toddrhoades)Tue, Nov 12 2013 19:04:48A female leader adds new perspective on important female specific topics such as pregnancy, abortion, and marriage. #thenines2013
Frustrating conversation with the leadership of "The Nines"
The Nines is an annual online church leadership conference that, every year, is criticized for having so few women speakers. This year, out of 110+ speakers, only four were women. That's about 2%. This is my conversation with the conference's leader:
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