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Mahnaz Afkhami on Women and the Future of the Middle East

Make your reservation now for our next Speaker Series program on June 2, 2010!

"As we move into the twenty-first century, women's status in society will become the standard by which to measure our progress toward civility and peace." -Mahnaz Afkhami

From women's human rights in Iran, to the economic engagement of women in the Middle East and North Africa, to the growing use of technology in movement building, hear about some of the most pressing issues for women in the Middle East today. Please join us for the International Museum of Women's Extraordinary Voices, Extraordinary Change Speaker Series program with Mahnaz Afkhami.

Mahnaz Afkhami is the Founder and President of Women's Learning Partnership, Executive Director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies, and Chairwoman of the International Museum of Women's Global Council. Afkhami, exiled from Iran under threat of death during the Iranian Revolution, has worked as a leading advocate for women's rights internationally for more than three decades.

Event details:

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Members-only Wine Reception 5:00-6:00 pm

Program 6:00- 7:30pm

Omni San Francisco Hotel, 500 California Street at Montgomery, San Francisco, CA

Tickets
General: $25
Member: $20
Student: $10

RSVP required

For more information, email events@imow.org or call 415-543-4669 ext. 27.

http://imow.org/calendar/viewEvent?eventId=161

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Carri Pence's picture

What an amazing event. I hope

What an amazing event. I hope there is a great turn out!

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