LISTEN: Eve Ensler's interview on WBEZ's 'Eight Forty-Eight' show (WBEZ)
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Playwright and activist Eve Ensler is committed to sharing the stories of women – whether they’re full of joy or pain. The Vagina Monologues tackles women’s struggles with issues ranging from body image to rape. Ensler is also an activist. Her V-Day movement works to stop violence against girls and women around the globe.
Ensler will be in Chicago on April 10 to talk about her latest book: I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World. The book’s a guide that encourages girls to be their best selves.
Host Alison Cuddy spoke with Ensler while she was still in New York. She began by asking why she’s focused on girls’ emotional sides.
Ensler will read, discuss and sign copies of her book I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World Sunday, April 10, at the International House at the University of Chicago.