Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist in a Call for Justice for Women Worldwide
NEW LONDON, N.H. – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of the New York Times bestseller, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, will speak at Colby-Sawyer College on Saturday, Nov. 12, about the need to emancipate women and fight global poverty through unlocking women’s power as economic catalysts. The event takes place at the Sawyer Fine Arts Center at Colby-Sawyer College on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students, and can be purchased online at www.colby-sawyer.edu/nhwomenscaucus.
WuDunn will be the keynote speaker for “What Women Want Now: The New Hampshire Women’s Caucus,” and reserved seats for her address are included in the registration fee for caucus participants. A book-signing and reception will follow WuDunn’s presentation; Half the Sky will be available for purchase at the event. The New Hampshire Women’s Caucus will provide a lively forum for discussing the issues most critical to women in the state, nation and world, and equip participants with education, resources and tools to work toward improving the status of women. The caucus will focus on three major areas: women and the economy; women and health; and global women’s issues.