Sunday, March 22, 2009

Day Two Schedule for Conference

Welcome to the second day of our National Young Women's Leadership Conference. WOOHOO! We are Showing this morning's plenary live today on UStream -- same link as below for yesterday's plenary. It will be live from 10am-11:15am and available after for viewing anytime.

I hope you all were able to catch part of yesterday's Opening Plenary on UStream, or the fantastic tweets from the attendees via Twitter. If not, here are some links to see what you missed:

*See who tweeted the conference:
*Watch yesterdays opening plenary:
*And don’t forget to read yesterday's blog entries!

Once again we will be tweeting and blogging all day. Enjoy your second day of the conference.

For those of you who are coming to the conference today or following us virtually, here is the line-up:

10:00 – 11:15am - Morning Plenary: FEMINISM WITHOUT BORDERS
Eleanor Smeal, President, FMF; Anushay Hossain, Global Programs Coordinator, FMF; Lorraine Sheinberg, Board Member, FMF; Producer of “CEDAW: The Secret Treaty”; Susan Rubin, Writer and Narrator, “CEDAW: The Secret Treaty”; Lisa Cohen, Chief of Staff, Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1); Mavis Leno, Chair of FMF Campaign for Afghan Women and Girls; FMF Board Member; Atossa Leoni, Actor, The Kite Runner; Feroza Yari, Women For Women International, FMF Afghan Scholar; Tamana Naveed, High School Student, Kabul, Afghanistan ; Dr. Sima Samar, Chair, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission; Founder, Shuhada Organization and Clinic

11:30am – 12:45pm - Workshop Series 3
Standing With Our Sisters Around the World
Exposing Fake Clinics
Debunking the Myths: Women’s Health and Contraception
Change Has Arrived, But There’s Work to Be Done!
Connecting the Dots: Women, Population, and Climate Change

2:15pm - Closing Rally: STAND UP, SPEAK OUT, TAKE THE LEAD!
Wendy Matheny, Campus Program Director, FMF; Grace Mulenga, Vice President, University of the District of Columbia Student Government Association; Shelby Knox, Feminist Organizer, The Education of Shelby Knox; Dolores Huerta, Founder, Dolores Huerta Foundation; Cofounder, United Farm Workers; National Campus Organizers Olivia Ortiz,Emily Kadar, Val Vilott, Allie McDonald, Patrice Guillory, Danielle Geong, and Tania Stewart

4:00 pm - Regional Caucuses

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