Activist Ledbetter to speak at Auburn University

Activist Lilly Ledbetter will deliver the Women's Leadership Institute's Extraordinary Women Lecture at Auburn University Thursday.

The speech, which is free and open to the public, will be given at 3 p.m. in the Telfair Peet Theatre.

The lecture is titled "The Lilly Ledbetter Story: Ensuring That Women are Paid Fairly."

It will highlight Ledbetter's historic leadership experience that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.