2014 International Women’s Day Symposium

2014 International Women’s Day Symposium
Inspire Change

Friday, March 7, 2014

The Indiana Landmarks Center
1201 Central Ave.
Indianapolis, IN

Inspiring Change is the 2014 theme selected by the United Nations and is intended to encourage positive action for women’s advancement everywhere in every way. The message you will hear on March 7th will be one of inspiration and possibility.

Keynote Speaker

Tirajeh Saadatzadeh

– Second-Year Medical Student
– Co-Founder, Community Lights Programme
– Founding Member, Navari Outreach Health Clinic
– Student Ambassador to AMPATH
– First-Place Winner in Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges Competition


May Oo Mutraw

– Legal Scholar, Author, Advocate
– Founder and President, The Burmese Community Center for Education
– Director of Communications, Free Burma Coalition
– Head of Women’s Affairs Department, National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma

Tamara G.J. Leech, PhD

–  Scholar, Activist and Grounded Thinker
– Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences IU Fairbanks School of Public Health
– Team Member of Fearless Dialogues Initiative
– Research Team for GrassRoots Community Foundation

Ruth E Van Reken

– International Speaker, Writer and Consultant
– Co-Author of Third Culture Kids: Growing up Among Worlds
– Co-Founder of Families in Global Transition Inc
– Co-Convenor of Cross-Cultural Research Symposium

Program Schedule

11:30 Registration
12:00 Luncheon
12:45 Keynote Address: “Inspire Change”
1:30 Panel Discussion: “The Courage to Inspire Change”


RSVP to jsjfishers@gmail.com
Public $15 / Free for AIW Members
Pay in cash or check at the door

The Association of International Women is a social, educational and recreational non-profit organization dedicated to providing friendship, growth and support for women arriving in the Indianapolis area from other countries, other states or other cities. The Symposium is intended to provide a forum for discussion and is not intended to provide a political statement.

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