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Ageless Grace: Women in Leadership in the Church and the World

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Event Date: 
March 24, 2012 - 14:00 - 18:00

To celebrate Women's History Month and its recognition by the United Nations, the Woodstock Theological Center is gathering key thinkers and leaders for a conversation about empowering the next generation of women. In addition to addressing critical issues facing women around the world today, it will focus attention on the stated commitment of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) to enable women's leadership. This gathering is intended to be an intergenerational conversation so women and men in leadership positions in both society and the church, from secondary schools, and from area colleges and universities are all encouraged to attend. This symposium will be held at the Bunn Inter-Cultural Center (ICC) at Georgetown University from 2:00-6:00PM. Paid parking is available in the Leavey Center Garage accessible from Reservoir Road (Georgetown Hospital entrance). A light reception will follow.

GLOBAL WOMEN'S ISSUES: EMPOWERING A NEW GENERATION
Melanne Verveer, US Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues
Kathleen Dolphin, PBVM, Dir. of the Center for Spirituality at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN

THE GRACE OF FEMINISM: CAN THEOLOGY ENABLE WOMEN'S RIGHTS?
M. Cathleen Kaveny, Professor of Law & Theology, Notre Dame University
Sr. Mary Bourdon, RJM, Director of Washington Middle School for Girls

with moderators:
Dolores Leckey, Woodstock Senior Fellow
Kerry Robinson, Director of the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management
Dana Greene, Dean Emerita, Oxford College of Emory University

RSVP: http://bit.ly/wtc-rsvp

This symposium is made possible by a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation and support from the Georgetown University Vice President of Mission and Ministry's Office, the Georgetown University Women's Center, the Georgetown University Department of Theology, the Georgetown University LGBTQ Center, and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.

Location:
Georgetown University - Inter-Cultural Center
37th and O St
Washington, District of Columbia 20057
United States

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Dear Keelan,

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