UN Women USNC 2011 National Conference: “UNITE for PEACE”

March 31, 2011 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

“Join us on June 11th, 2011 in Raleigh, NC for the UN Women USNC 2011 National Conference ‘UNITE for PEACE – in our home, in our community, and in our world.’  The United States National Committee for United Nations Women presents this conference with a focus on building collaborations to end violence against women – locally and globally.
 
“Local and global leaders, subject matter experts, and other interested parties will convene to address the following topics: the state of women’s rights and gender equality, advocacy, coalition building, philanthropy, perspectives from generation Next, overcoming violence, and new South.   They will convene to learn, network, and collaborate to make a difference.  
 
“Speakers include Carol Poteat Buchanan, Charlotte O’Neal, Elaine Marshall, Jill Dinwiddie, Rick Copeland, Crystal Lander, Beth Froehling, Derreck Kayongo, MaryBeth Loucks-Sorrell, Aurelia Sands-Belle, Miranda Davis, Vimala Rajendran, Kit Gruelle, Dana Mangum, Sheila Smith McKoy, Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi, Kathleen Griffin, Maryanne Kamau, Lisa Seepaul, Joanne Hershfield, Mary Cantando, Tana Greene, Lisa Pineiro, Nancy Soward, Frances Battle and Beth Briggs.   North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue and UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women Michelle Bachelet also have been invited. 
 
“You can register online or at mail in your registration.   Early registration is $75 per person if you register early, $50 for the current members of UN Women USNC, $25 for the students.   Onsite registration the day of the conference is $95 per person.  Seats will be reserved on first-come-first-serve basis.”

Visit http://www.unwomen-usnc.org/2011conference for more information.

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