AWIU Chapter for Greater Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Chapter
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FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS
INTERNATIONAL ROUNDTABLE FORUM
SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Veteran’s Memorial Building
4117 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
FEATURING PANELISTS FROM
Afghanistan – China – Guatemala – Haiti – India – Jamaica
Mexico – Nigeria – Senegal – USA – Zimbabwe
Sharing Personal Stories, Experiences and Advocacy about Educating Women and Girls
DEVILLA DAVIS and JUDY FRANCIS
International Specialists and Educators
Light samplings of international cuisine will be served!
For Reservations email Los Angeles Chapter chair, Diane Henry at email@example.com
April 25 & 26, 2014: Symposium on Human Trafficking
AWIU Los Angeles Chapter invites all AWIU members to a Symposium on Human Trafficking on April 25th and 26th. Trafficking has become one of the top social justice priority for many activists and advocates. Recognized as a global issue, many organizations, politicians and individuals have become involved on many different levels. The following events are opportunities to join others in the fight against the trafficking of women and children.
Suggested Read – Anybody’s Daughter by Pamela Samuels Young See details below:
January 16, 2013 : AWIU Meet and Greet
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January 16th, 11:30 to 1:30 $30 REGISTER
THIS IS A MEET AND GREET. ANYONE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT AWIU IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
IF YOU HAVE Questions? Contact Diane Henry firstname.lastname@example.org
Light Lunch, 251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles , California 90012, 4th floor, Olvera Room
TO FOLLOW AWIU REGISTER HERE
We often partner with the International Visitors Council of Los Angeles. You can find out more about the International Visitors Council of Los Angeles HERE
We also work with IAVE, International Association for Volunteer Effort. Check them out HERE
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AWIU LA East Chapter presents
The Global Challenges Series
“The Arab Spring: The Opportunities and Risks – A Personal View”
A discussion with Baroness Elizabeth Conway Symons
February 21, 2012
Elizabeth Conway Symons. Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, PC, is a British lifepeer and former General Secretary of the FDA Trade Union and a Minister of State spoke to the Chapter on The Arab Spring. Baroness Symons was created a Labour life peer as Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean in the County of Hampshire in 1996.
The daughter of Ernest Symons, Chairman of HM Board of Inland Revenue, Symons was educated at Putney High School for Girls and Girton College , Cambridge . She was an administration trainee at the Department of the Environment from 1974 to 1977. She then worked for the Inland Revenue Staff Federation from 1977 to 1989 and was General Secretary of the Association of First Division Civil Servants from 1989 to 1997. She resigned from this post following her appointment as a working peer.
From May 1997 to June 1999, she took her first government post, serving as a junior Foreign Office Minister. In 1999, she was appointed Minister of State for Defense Procurement, and in 2001 Minister of State for Trade. In June 2003, she was appointed Minister of State for the Middle East, International Security, Consular and Personal Affairs in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords.
Lady Symons was and remains a member of the British-American Project (BAP). It has a membership of 600 leaders and opinion formers, drawn equally from both countries, according to The Guardian, and holds an annual conference at which everything that is said is officially off-the-record. She also serves on the Board of Governors of the Ditchley Foundation.
Baroness Symons has travelled extensively to the Middle East and regularly meets with heads of state in these regions. She is also a member of the Queen’s Privy Council, a lifetime appointment.
This Event was hosted by Jane Mursener Wetzel, President, American Women for International Understanding