Women's co-working network gives nod to Christine Blasey Ford at new space
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A women's co-working network is giving a nod to Christine Blasey Ford by dedicating a conference room to her at the grand opening of its newest location in California.

The Wing opened a new location Tuesday in San Francisco, close to where Ford teaches in Palo Alto, and unveiled on Twitter a room dedicated to the college professor.

The private women’s club was founded in 2016 and has more than 5,000 members nationwide, according to a Forbes report from August. The network has spaces in New York, Washington, D.C., and California.


One of the organization’s co-founders, Audrey Gelman, previously worked on several Democratic election campaigns, including Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMcGrath reshuffles campaign in home stretch to Senate election Appeals court blocks Hillary Clinton deposition on private email server What Biden must do to keep his lead and win MORE’s 2008 presidential race. 

"A few weeks ago, women gathered at The Wing across all of our locations to watch Dr. Ford bravely share her story with the world. In honor of her, and honor of all survivors, and as a continuation of our tradition of naming conference rooms after local women we admire, it was an easy decision for us to name our largest conference room in San Francisco after her," Zara Rahim, a spokesperson for The Wing, said in a statement.

Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, drew national attention last month when she came forward to accuse then-Supreme Court nominee Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughThe Memo: Trump attacks on Harris risk backfiring The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump threatens Postal Service funding l Biden proposes national mask mandate l Democratic convention takes shape States should pay attention to Supreme Court justices' comments on 'reopening' orders MORE of sexually assaulting her at a high school party in the early 1980s.

Kavanaugh vehemently denied the allegations, which roiled his nomination for several weeks. He was confirmed to the Supreme Court over the weekend by a vote of 50-48 in the Senate.

Ford’s public testimony about the allegations before the Senate Judiciary Committee in late September brought comparisons to the 1991 Anita Hill hearings, when Hill accused then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment.

The Wing’s location in D.C. has a phone booth dedicated to Hill.

Ford's lawyers said Sunday that she has been unable to move back to her home in California since the Sept. 27 testimony due to continued death threats.

Debra Katz, one of Ford’s attorneys, told NBC's Kasie Hunt that it will be “quite some time” before Ford and her family can return home.

"Her family has been through a lot," Katz said. "They are not living at home. It’s going to be quite some time before they’re able to live at home. The threats have been unending. It’s deplorable."

"It’s been very frightening," Katz added.