Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

Social Activist

Tarana Burke is a social activist and the founder of the #MeToo movement.

Presently, she serves as senior director of programs at Girls for Gender Equity.

In 2006, Tarana founded Just Be Inc., an organization promoting the wellness of young female minorities. This led to the creation of the “Me Too” slogan to raise awareness of abuse in society. The slogan was further popularized through social media by actress Alyssa Milano, who encouraged women to publicize experiences demonstrating the widespread nature of misogynistic behavior.

Tarana is the original member of “The Silence Breakers,” TIME magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year.

Historic #MeToo Panel Discussion Featuring Ashley Judd, Tarana Burke, and moderated by Adam Grant
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The #MeToo movement brought to light human behaviors that have no place in a human workplace. We are bringing together the leading voices of this movement in a historic panel discussion on sexual harassment, respect, and equality in the workplace. This panel will focus on these critical issues facing HR leaders today and organizations can […]

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