Please join us in observing International Women's Day And in honoring Susan B. Anthony's legacy to international women's rights
Women Working Worldwide A panel discussion featuring international leaders
Catherine Bertini, The Secret to Ending Hunger: Empower Women, Layli Miller-Muro, In Pursuit of Justice: Efforts to End Violence Charlotte Bunch, Discussion Moderator
Monday, March 5th, 4 p.m. Reception & 4:30 Panel Discussion Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building, First Floor Lecture Hall Douglass Campus, Rutgers University
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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Catherine Bertini, Executive Director of the World Food Program, 1992-2002; UN Undersecretary General for Management 2003-2005 Bertini was the driving force behind reform of the UN World Food Program, where she was the Chief Executive for ten years. For her leadership in saving millions from famine and starvation, and in recognition of her focus on womens pivotal roles in ending hunger, she won the prestigious World Food Prize in 2003. She is now a Professor of Public Administration at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University where she teaches classes on the UN, humanitarian action, and girls education.
Layli Miller-Muro, Executive Director, Tahirih Justice Center The author of numerous articles on female genital mutilation, immigration law, and human rights abuses against women, Miller-Muro is the Executive Director of a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting women from human rights abuses through the provision of legal aid and public policy advocacy.
Charlotte Bunch, Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers University Bunch has been an activist, author and organizer in the women's, civil, and human rights movements for four decades. A Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor in Womens and Gender Studies, Bunch was previously a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, a founder of Washington D.C. Women's Liberation and of Quest: A Feminist Quarterly.
Free and Open to the Public
This event is part of the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Centennial, sponsored by the Institute for Womens Leadership and the Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony.
We are grateful to the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation for generous support as Lead Sponsor for the Anthony Legacy Centennial.
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