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African Lioness Symposium UCDAVIS CALIFORNIA

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UC Davis Conference Center

550 Alumni Lane

Davis, CA 95616

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Tese Foundation and the UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies, within Global Affairs are hosting the African Lioness Symposium themed Empowering a Generation: Reflections by African Women at the UC Davis Conference Center on November 5, 2018. This event is co-sponsored by the UC Davis Office of Campus and Community Relations, UC Davis African American and African Studies Department, UC Davis ADVANCE Program, Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science (CAMPOS), Davis Network for Africa, PERIOD @UCDAVIS, Cindy Pickett for Davis School Board, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Department and the Davis International House. for our Inaugural African Lioness Symposium, where we will hear from the true gems of Africa - our women.

World Renowned International Guests from Africa and African Diaspora will take the stage sharing their riveting success stories and struggles. These are our “African Lionesses”. We will also have interactive panels which will include a line-up of equally exciting local speakers such as LeShelle May, Joanna Regulska, BWOOPA Sacramento League and Gloria Partida. There will be LIVE entertainment by Afro Vibes and African Drummers

Debates on:

Human Rights

STEM

Principles of Community

Learning, teaching, research and public service

Addressing the needs of a global society

Child marriages

Breaking the glass ceiling

Equity, Justice, Diversity and Inclusion

Charity and Compassion

Medicine

And a lot more



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