Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Go On! International Women's Day

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

Today's the beginning of Women's History Month. No better way to launch it than with an announcement of a "Celebration of International Women’s Day: Ensuring Women’s Equal Access to Education, Training, Technology, and Work," to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on March 8 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, 899 Tenth Avenue, Room 630T, New York City. Cosponsors include the college's Center for International Human Rights, Women's Center, and M.A. Program in International Crime and Justice.
Scheduled panelists:
► Professor John Mathiason, Professor of International Relations at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, and Former Deputy-Director of the U.N. Division on the Advancement of Women
Heather McKay, Director, Innovative Training and Workforce Development Research and Programs, Center for Women & Work, Rutgers University
Ejim Dike, Director, Human Rights Project, Urban Justice Center
Serving as discussant will be Dr. Dorota Gierycz, Visiting Scholar at the Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and the first Head of the UN Gender Analysis Section. Moderating will be Rebecca Landy, Assistant Director of the Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (to whom thanks are due for this notice). For information and to RSVP, e-mail Rebecca at rlandy@jjay.cuny.edu.

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