United Nations Association
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Below is a list of our 2018 Java Café--Global Conversation Series topics. We hope you enjoyed our 2018 series and hope to see you at more in the future!
Global Status of Women
In recognition of International Women's Day 2018, GLUNA held a conversation with two representatives from organizations that daily address empowering women and eradicating violence done to them.
Moderator: Mary Ann Ferguson, Esq.
Presenters: Jane White, Director of MI Human Trafficking Task Force, and Denise Quarles, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Michigan Women's Foundation and a former member of the Board of Directors of Zonta International, a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
East Lansing Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Love of Liberty, Love of Country - My Experience in the Egyptian RevolutionReem Fouad Mikhail shared her experience as she took part in the Egyptian Revolution ("on the wake of the Arab Spring.”)
Reem Fouad Mikhail, from Egypt, is an international development consultant at Lattanzio SpA where she provides technical support to development projects in areas related to labor market and economic development. She is a former labor marker advisor and gender focal point for Deutsche Gasellschaft Fur Internationale Zusammenabeit (GIZ). Her major area of interest is economic development broadly, corporate social responsibility and policy interventions related to workforce development. Her ultimate goal is to initiate a corporate social responsibility project to develop the economy, workforce and downstream to help stabilize the country politically. Ms. Fouad Mikhail is at MSU as a Humphrey Fellow through April 2018.
Our first Café was held on
February 20th, 2018
Room 303 MSU International Center