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Mahnaz Afkhami on Women and the Future of the Middle East

Date:
Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Time:
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
International Museum of Women
Email:
Phone:
415-543-4669 ext. 27
Location Details:
Omni San Francisco Hotel
500 California Street at Montgomery
San Francisco, CA

"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
Members-only Wine Reception 5:00-6:00 pm
Program 6:00- 7:30pm

Tickets
General: $25
Member: $20
Student: $10
Added to the calendar on Mon, May 3, 2010 11:02AM
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