Tuesday, March 24, 2009

3/25/09: "Girls' & Women's Health & Rights" talk at Vassar

Come hear Adrienne Germain speak about:

Helping the Obama Administration Meet its Global Commitment to Girls' and Women's Health and Rights

5:30 PM on Wed., March 25
Villard Room,
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, New York

Since her pioneering work for women's equality
in the 1970s and 1980s with the Ford Foundation, Adrienne Germain has reshaped global policy on women's health and human rights. A skilled strategist and negotiator on U.S. government delegations to world conferences on population, women, and development from 1993 to 2000, she helped revolutionize the way the world views population policy and funding by making women's sexual and reproductive rights and health

Under Ms. Germain's leadership, the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) has created international policy innovations, led global advocacy for sexual and reproductive rights and health, and helped build local organizations in countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Sponsored by:
American Association of University Women Poughkeepsie Branch
Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill
Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance
Hudson River HealthCare
League of Women Voters of the Mid-Hudson Region
Operation Donation
Planned Parenthood of the Mid-Hudson Valley
Vassar College: Economics Department, Health Service, Health Education Office, International Studies Program, and Women Studies Program
Vassar College Amnesty International
Vassar Uganda Project
World Affairs Council of the Mid Hudson Valley

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