Women, Gender and the UN: a history of women's rights

Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 12th for a stimulating discussion

Our speaker will be Carolyn Stephenson, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she teaches international relations, peace studies, and conflict resolution. She is also an affiliate faculty member in the Matsunaga Institute for Peace.  She received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Ohio State.  She served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Cyprus in Spring 2002. She also directs the Hawaii Model United Nations, a program for college and high school students.

Dr. Stephenson was an NGO representative for all four UN conferences on women, in 1975, 1980, 1985, and 1995. She served as Rapporteur for the UN Division for the Advancement of Women Expert Group Meeting on “Political Decision-Making and Conflict Resolution: The Impact of Gender Difference” in the Dominican Republic in 1996. She is currently completing a book on women, gender and the UN for the Routledge Global Institutions series. She has authored numerous other works in her field.

Bring your guests and come enjoy what should be a most lively meeting!

Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Time: Noon - 1:30 pm
 Place: The Ohana Room at Architects Hawaii, Ltd, through the courtesy of Harvard Club member David Miller. It's on the 29th floor of the Makai Tower of Pacific Guardian Center, 733 Bishop Street.

Cost: FREE
 Lunch: Bring your own sandwich, bento, beverage, etc.
 RSVP by email to arkie@arkoehl.com
Arkie Koehl
VP, Activities
Harvard Club of Hawaii


12:00PM - 1:30PM Wed 12 Oct 2016 ( Timezone: Pacific/Honolulu )


Makai Tower of Pacific Guardian Center
733 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI

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