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International Museum of Women: Mahnaz Afkhami on Women and the Future of the Middle East

International-Museum-Women-iWednesday June 2, 2010
Omni San Francisco Hotel 5pm

From women’s human rights in Iran, to the economic engagement of women in the Middle East and North Africa, to the growing use of technology in movement building, hear about some of the most pressing issues for women in the Middle East today.

International Museum of Women’s Extraordinary Voices, Extraordinary Change Speaker Series program with Mahnaz Afkhami.

Omni San Francisco Hotel
500 California Street at Montgomery
San Francisco, CA

Members-only Wine Reception 5:00-6:00 pm
Program 6:00- 7:30pm

Tickets (RSVP required)
General: $25
Member: $20
Student: $10

For more information, email or call 415-543-4669 ext. 27.

Mahnaz-Afkhami-iMahnaz Afkhami is the Founder and President of Women’s Learning Partnership, Executive Director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies, and Chairwoman of the International Museum of Women’s Global Council. Afkhami, exiled from Iran under threat of death during the Iranian Revolution, has worked as a leading advocate for women’s rights internationally for more than three decades.

“As we move into the twenty-first century, women’s status in society will become the standard by which to measure our progress toward civility and peace.” -Mahnaz Afkhami