Feminist Majority Foundation 2009 NYWLC
Saturday - FROM CAMPUS TO CONGRESS: EDUCATE, ACTIVATE,… Sponsored by the Feminist Majority Foundation, the 2009 National Young Women’s Leadership conference will focus on the impact young women have when it comes to domestic and global issues.
Saturday - FROM CAMPUS TO CONGRESS: EDUCATE, ACTIVATE, LEAD!
Join Hilda Solis, Lilly Ledbetter, Dolores Huerta, Tina Tchen, Eleanor Smeal and others as we discuss some of today's most pressing issues, including reproductive rights, the environment, LGBTQ rights, violence against women, communities of color, war, and the economy.
Sunday - FEMINISM WITHOUT BORDERS
Join Eleanor Smeal, President, FMF; Anushay Hossain, Global Programs Coordinator, FMF; Lorraine Sheinberg, Board Member, FMF; Producer of “CEDAW: The Secret Treaty”; Susan Rubin, Writer and Narrator, “CEDAW: The Secret Treaty”; Lisa Cohen, Chief of Staff, Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1); Mavis Leno, Chair of FMF Campaign for Afghan Women and Girls; FMF Board Member; Atossa Leoni, Actor, The Kite Runner; Feroza Yari, Women For Women International, FMF Afghan Scholar; Tamana Naveed, High School Student, Kabul, Afghanistan ; Dr. Sima Samar, Chair, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission; Founder, Shuhada Organization and Clinic