Past Event

Women and the Arab Spring

Fri, Jan 27 2012 - 12:00pm

Women and the Arab Spring

Laila El Sissi, Memoirist, Out of Alexandria
Aidah Aliyah Rasheed, Student, MFA, California College of the Arts
Annick Wibben, Ph.D., International Politics, specializes in Security Studies and Feminist International Relations, University of San Francisco; Author, Feminist Security Studies
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Journalism; Associate Professor, San Francisco State University- Moderator   

Across North Africa and the Middle East, people are struggling for a better life, freedom and equality. About half of the region's inhabitants are under 30 and half of these are women. This distinguished panel will discuss the contributions by women to bring about monumental changes, the problems women face and what is hoped they will gain from the Arab Spring.

MLF: Middle East
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program
Cost:
$20 standard, MEMBERS FREE, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Celia Menczel