|February 6th 2009||Special Event|
|Admissions / Ticket information||Free and open to the public|
|Location||main lecture hall, Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire College|
|Title||Academics and Activism: Women of Color who Change the World|
Hampshire College invites the public to Academics, Activism, Art, and Ascendancy: Women of Color Who Change the World, a lecture and panels series February 5 and 6, featuring distinguished alumnae.
The program celebrates college trustee Florence Ladd, who has provided leadership and service to Hampshire College and to higher education within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and beyond. Florence Ladd will conclude her service as a college trustee at the close of the current academic year, and her fellow trustees and college staff organized the program in her honor. All events will be in the main lecture hall of Franklin Patterson Hall.
On Friday, February 6, a panel entitled Academics and Activism: Women of Color who Change the World will be held at 3 p.m. Panelists are Erin Dozier, associate general counsel of the National Association of Broadcasters; Mary James, professor of physics at Reed College; Ada Gay Griffin, filmmaker and fundraiser; and Nahela Hadi, chief operating officer and senior vice president of the United Nations Association of the United States of America. Alumni trustee Shelley Johnson Carey and faculty trustee Professor Falguni A. Sheth will moderate.
All events are open to the public and free. For more information, please call the office of the secretary of the college at 413.559.5780 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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