Global Women Speak: Advice for Our New President on Issues Facing Women Around the World
Join author Jessica Buchleitner and contributors Silvia Vasquez Lavado (Peru), Nwe Oo (Bangladesh/Burma border), Masha Maslova(Moldova), and Boona Cheema (India) as they offer advice for our new U.S. president to tackle the most prominent issues women face globally.
Will the United States take a stand to ratify the CEDAW ordinance? What will be the fate of immigrant women with children and the programs they depend on? Each contributor offers her story and unique experiences serving communities through various means.
MLF: International Relations
In association with the Women's Intercultural Network (WIN)
November 29, 2016
The Commonwealth Club 555 Post Street San Francisco, 94105 United States
First Peruvian Woman to Summit Mt. Everest; Executive Director, Courageous Girls; Principal of Enterprise Technology, eBay
Member, United Nations Delegation, Commission on the Status on the Women, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UN Sustainable Development Goals
Engagement Manager, Silicon Valley Talent Partnership; Co-founder, El Shadai Foster Home, Uganda
Former Executive Director, Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)
5:30 p.m. networking reception 6 p.m. program
7 p.m. book signing
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