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International Women's Day - Women as Agents of Change

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Georgia Public Broadcasting

260 14th Street Northwest

Atlanta, GA 30318

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Join Dining for Women, Peace Is Loud, Association of Junior Leagues International, and Georgia Public Broadcasting for an International Women's Day celebration, “Women as Agents of Change.” This FREE event includes a panel discussion and an exclusive film screening.

The panel discussion will be headlined by Abigail E. Disney, filmmaker, philanthropist, and Emmy-winning director of The Armor of Light. As President and CEO of the documentary production company Fork Films, Abby produced the groundbreaking Pray the Devil Back to Hell and co-created the subsequent PBS series Women, War & Peace. Abby's new series, Women, War & Peace II, will air on PBS on March 25 and 26, 2019.

Other panelists include Elvia Raquec, Program Director for Women’s Justice Initiative in Guatemala. Elvia’s work implementing and overseeing women’s rights programs in indigenous rural communities is fueling social change in Guatemala. Razia Jan, a native Afghan and award-winning humanitarian and founder of Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation, will round out the panel of speakers. Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation improves the lives of young women and girls through community-based education in the rural district of Deh’Subz, Afghanistan.

Following the panel discussion, there will be an exclusive screening of the documentary film A Journey of a Thousand Miles, one of the four documentaries that is part of Women, War & Peace II. The film follows a risky, year-long UN peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti with an all-female Bangladeshi police unit. Leaving their families behind, these police officers shatter stereotypes as they rise in the name of building peace.


*Limited seating is available.*

*Registration is required to attend this event.*


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7:15 PM Panel Discussion

8:30 PM Film Screening

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Dining for Women

Georgia Public Broadcasting

Peace is Loud

Association of Junior Leagues International

PARKING, DIRECTIONS & PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Free parking is available in the onsite parking deck. Please park in the visitor designated area on the 2nd level. Driving directions and public transportation information may be found online here.

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