Learning From Transformational Women Leaders: Leymah Gbowee & Sophia Bracy Harris

Monday, October 19, 2015 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm EDT
Philanthropy New York, 1500 Broadway, 7th Floor, NYC
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Join us for an exciting public dialogue between two extraordinary black women leaders, Sophia Bracy Harris and Leymah Gbowee, who will share their groundbreaking work to organize grassroots women into a force for peace and equity in their respective communities. Each woman’s blend of vision, strategic thinking and patient community-building is a model for leadership everywhere. Michael Seltzer will serve as the interlocutor of this session.
  • How they built their civil, human rights and social justice movements in the U.S. and Liberia
  • What the next generation of women leaders can learn about community and global activism
  • Commonalities and differences in their experiences and the communities they have helped to transform


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2:45 - 3:00 PM  Check-in
3:00 - 5:00 PM  Program

Registration is required by October 16.

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