African Lioness Symposium Monday, November 5, 2018, 4 – 6:30pm
African Lioness Symposium
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Contact Phone #:916-769-1723
Event Type:Conferences and Symposia, Free Events
Presented by:UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies within Global Affairs, and Tese Foundation

"Empowering a Generation: Reflections by African Women" is the theme for the first African Lioness Symposium, featuring "true gems of Africa” sharing their riveting success stories and struggles. The program also includes panel discussions covering a variety of topics, from genital cutting and child marriages, to charity and compassion and breaking the glass ceiling. Also, several UC Davis officials will share information on their efforts to promote effective inclusion, diversity and equity on campus.

Entertainment by the AfroVibes dancers and African Drummers. A reception with African delicacies on the refreshment menu will follow the symposium.

African attire is encouraged. Admission is free and open to the public; registration is required and can be arranged here.

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