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Women in Public Service: Taking on Education

Date: 10/05/2011
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

Women in Public Service: Taking on Education

Wednesday October 5th
from 5p.m. – 6:30p.m.
Puck Building 295 Lafayette St. , Rudin Conference Room

This year Wagner Women's Caucus is highlighting gender at Wagner in a series of conversations focused on the education of women and girls.

Women in Public Service: Taking on Education will bring leaders from across the field to talk with students at roundtable discussions about the opportunities and challenges of advancing education for women and girls worldwide. Students will gain insight into the careers of leading experts and have an opportunity to network with like-minded colleagues. 

For more info and how you can get involved visit

Featured Speakers and Roundtable Topics:

Antonie de Jong, Deputy Chief of Resource Mobilization at UN Women
Fundraising and Advocacy for the Education of Girls Worldwide
Website - Follow on Twitter @UN_Women

Penny Abeywardena, Senior Manager at the Clinton Global Initiative
Influencing Key Players to Support Gender Equality in Education
Website  - Follow on Twitter @ClintonGlobal

Marcia Brumit Kropf, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer of Girls Inc.
Leveraging Informal Education to Help Girls Overcome Economic, Social, and Gender Barriers
Website - Follow on Twitter @girls_inc

Jessica Posner, Co-founder of the Shining Hope Kibera School for Girls (Kenya)
Starting and Operating a School in Africa’s Largest Slum
Website - Follow on Twitter @hope2shine

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