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Upcoming Event

Description:

Join MedtechWOMEN and MedTech Color at Fogarty Innovation for a special, intimate screening of The Big Hysto: A Black Womb Revolution, and meet Director, Actress, Activist and Humanitarian Melissa Muganzo Murphy.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at Fogarty Innovation:

  • 5:30-6:00pm PT – Networking, Drinks and Refreshments
  • 6:00-7:30pm PT – Documentary Screening
  • 7:30-8:00pm PT – Q&A with Melissa Muganzo Murphy
  • 8:00-8:30pm PT – Optional Additional Networking

The Big Hysto: A Black Womb Revolution shares the stories of 18 Black women, including the director herself, who have suffered with fibroids, endometriosis, hysterectomy, ovarian cancer and cysts while facing medical racism. These women speak truth to power and advocate for justice, as they call out the racist evolution of the medical field built on the wombs and backs of Black bodies in their powerful documentary.

Meet cast members and join the movement at www.muganzoentertainment.com.

Cost to attend in person:

  • $20 for MedtechWOMEN & MedTech Color Members, $35 for Non-members

Register HERE

Want the member discount? Join MedtechWOMEN today!

Proceeds from this event will be donated to The Sacramento LGBT Community Center which provides a breadth of sexual health services through a health-equity lens at their headquarters in Midtown Sacramento and at their newest location, the Marsha P. Johnson Center South (MPJCS). MPJCS is located in South Sacramento and centers on the sexual health of the Black LGBTQ+ community. In addition to these physical locations, they have a mobile unit to provide services to communities who are harder to reach; ranging from residents at domestic violence shelters to folks living in homeless encampments. 

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023

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