Mission StatementMission StatementOur purpose is to advocate, enlighten,Our purpose is to advocate, enlighten,and inspire both women and men globallyand inspire both women and men globallyand locally to empower girls and womenand locally to empower girls and womenthrough education and entrepreneurship. Itthrough education and entrepreneurship. Itis everyones responsibility to advocate foris everyones responsibility to advocate forour sisters during their times of struggle andour sisters during their times of struggle andcreate an environment of unity, respect andcreate an environment of unity, respect anddignity. We are also supporters of the UNdignity. We are also supporters of the UNMillennium Development Goals, specificallyMillennium Development Goals, specificallygender equality, universal education andgender equality, universal education and
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Courtney Klein JohnsonFounder of New Global Citizens and co-founder of SEEDSPOT“Journey of a Dream”Courtney@seedspot.org
Dr. Melissa PritchardProfessor of English and Women’s Studies at ASU; Founder ofthe Ashton Goodman Fund which supports the AfghanWomens Writing Project"The Rose: A Heros Journey"
Sheryl WuDunnAuthor of the award-winning book Half The Sky; SeniorManaging Director of Mid-Market Securities and President ofTriple Edge; Pulitzer Prize winner for Asia: Thunder from theEast and China Wakes, co-authored with her husband NicholasKristofKeynote Speaker
After being inspired by SherylWuDunn’s talk, we have chosen oneorganization that we would like todonate to in her honor:The International Rescue CommitteeWe are selling WAH t-shirts for $10 andcollecting donations at the registrationtable.
Sheryl Wudunn’s book signing and salesin MU 242 La Paz from 3:00-3:45pmTabling, food, networking in VentanaBallroom
Amira BirgerVictims advocate; pursuing a Masters in Social Work with aMinor in Women and Gender Studies"Mending the Soul"
Beth BraunArtistic Director and founder"Esperanza Dance Project: PerformingHope"http://www.esperanzadanceproject.com/edp-video/
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