University Calendar Event Details
International Policy Conference: Human Rights Across the Globe
- Thu, September 26, 2013 @ 07:00 PM
- Lehr Room, Bolger Conference Center in Gordinier Hall
- Ticket Info
- This event is free and open to the public.
Description: The 2013 International Policy Conference will run from September 26 through September 27. This exciting, two-day event will feature inspiring speakers from many dimensions of human rights. Please read the conference program for the most up-to-date conference schedule.
Planned Session Topics Include:
Immigration Reform and the Refugee Experience
Gay Rights, Marriage Equality LGBTQA Issues
Human Rights and Emergency Management
Hunger, Homelessness and Health
The Meanings of Citizenship
As a precursory event to the Human Rights Policy Conference we will host Ms. Joan Blades, a champion for Human Rights causes, during our 2013 Innovators in Residence event, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Clair Performance Hall of the Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center.
About the Speaker: Sheryl WuDunn is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a business executive, entrepreneur, and best-selling author. As an investment banker, she helps grow companies. This includes those operating in the fields of new media technology, entertainment, social media, healthcare, and emerging markets, particularly those in China. As a senior managing director at Mid-Market Securities, LLC, she raises capital for entrepreneurs in media technology, healthcare, and social enterprises. WuDunn is co-author of three best selling books including Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, and Asia: Thunder from the East and China Wakes, and has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Colbert Report. This event will begin on Thursday September 26 at 7 p.m. in Lehr Dining Room in The Bolger Conference Center.
Ticket Information: This event is free and open to the public.