National Press Club

Gloria Steinem, feminist activist, to address an NPC Luncheon, Nov. 18

November 1, 2013 | By Alison Fitzgerald |

Gloria Steinem, the feminist activist and founder of Ms. Magazine, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on Nov. 18.

Steinem is one of 16 people President Barack Obama honored this year with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

In her more than 40 years advocating for women’s equality, Steinem helped found the Women’s Action Alliance, the National Women’s Political Caucus and the Women’s Media Center.

The luncheon begins at 12:30 p.m. Remarks begin promptly at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. The event ends at 2 p.m.

This event is members and their guests only. Tickets cost $21 for National Press Club members. NPC members may buy two tickets at the member price. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

Tickets may be purchased by clicking here.

For questions regarding reservations, please e-mail or call 202-662-7501.

Club members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must have a paid reservation to the luncheon and RSVP separately to 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the luncheon to attend the VIP reception.

To submit a question for the speaker in advance of the luncheon, please e-mail your question to with STEINEM in the subject line before 10 a.m. Nov. 18.