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Lake County Women's Coalition's annual Women's Equality Event presents "Leveling the Playing Field, Do the unwritten rules hold women back?" on Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Cultural and Civic Center of Round Lake Beach, 2007 Civic Center Way. The discussion involves gender bias. Registration is at 6:30 p.m., followed by the free program at 7 p.m. program. The Rev. Eileen Shanley-Roberts will facilitate a discussion on gender bias, the problems and possible solutions. A 19-minute video lecture from the LEAN IN lecture series started by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of the best-selling book "LEAN IN." The coalition is opening the event to teachers, parents and in particular, younger girls. Visit to register. For information, contact Debbie Larker, vice chairwoman, Lake County Women's Coalition, (847) 362-8885.

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