International Women's Day: Promoting and Supporting Women of African Descent

Isuroon and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota invite you to a symposium centered on women of African descent in celebration of International Women's Day.

Please join us for this daylong (8 am-5 pm) event that will address all aspects of lives of women of African descent, featuring a keynote address by Linda Thomas-Greenfield and panels on economics, health, and other areas.

Panelists include:  Bruce Corrie (City of St. Paul Dept of Planning and Economic Development) I Judge LaJune Lange I Kenya McKnight (Black Women’s Wealth Alliance) I Ikram Koliso (Mayor Melvin Carter’s Office) I Ramsey County Commissioner Toni Carter I Antonia Apolinario-Wilcoxon (MN Department of Human Services)I Lynn Nyamwaya (The African Nurses Network Inc.) I Zenzele Isoke (University of Minnesota, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies) I Anitra Cottledge (Women’s Center, University of Minnesota) I Maryan Abinur (Hope Community) I Fata Acquoi (African Immigrant Services) I Brittany Lewis (Center for Urban and Regional Affairs) I Fartun Welli (Isuroon) I Dean Laura Bloomberg (Humphrey School) I Simone Gbolo (Public Policy and International Affairs Program)

Check out the full list of Speakers and Agenda

Lunch will be provided by local African resturants and caterers!  

March 8, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium
301 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455