WOMEN'S RIGHT TO EDUCATION: BUILDING GLOBAL LEADERSHIP FOR THE 21st CENTURY
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2000 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK
SPONSORED BY NAFSA: ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS
IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNITED NATIONS, UNESCO, DAW, and UNIFEM
The purpose of the conference, supported in part by the Kellogg Foundation and in cooperation with UNESCO, DAW and UNIFEM, is to bring members of the academic, United Nations and NGO communities together to find ways to collaborate to support education for women worldwide. The program allows time and opportunity for networking--for men and women in the NY area to meet, discuss, ask questions, and plan future activities. At the conference:
You will be welcomed by:
Gillian M. Sorensen, Assistant Secretary-General for External Relations, United Nations
Marlene M. Johnson, Executive Director and CEO, NAFSA: Association of International Educators
The featured speakers are:
Angela E. V. King, Special Advisor on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women
Alison Bernstein, Vice President, Education, Media, Arts and Culture, of the Ford Foundation.
Breda Pavlic, Director, Women, Gender and Equality Unit, UNESCO
Susan A. Cole, President, Montclair State University
Achola Pala Okeyo, Senior Policy Adviser on Gender, UNDP, United Nations
Anne S. Walker, Executive Director, International Women's Tribune Center
NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the largest international professional membership association in the world devoted to the advancement of shared knowledge and opportunity through international education. The Association's 8,000 members, from 50 states and 70 countries, share a belief that international education exchange advances learning and scholarship, builds respect among different peoples, and encourages constructive leadership in a global community. NAFSA, together with UN and related organizations, will play a continuing role in information dissemination and provide appropriate follow-up activities.
For more information, check the website: http://homepage.newschool.edu/~gottliec/NAFSA/
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