Strenth Through Adversity: Women and Mass Violence

Tuesday, 6 March, 2012
Presented by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute in Partnership with The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme

Thursday, March 8, 2012 
5:00 PM | Davidson Conference Center, Vineyard Room, USC Campus | Reception to follow

In recognition of International Women's Day, this event highlights the voices of women survivors, scholars, and activists, demonstrating the capacity of women to overcome adversity and empower others in the face of genocidal violence.
Free and open to the public, this event will feature a panel discussion and reception.
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The panel will feature:
Beth Meyerowitz
Vice Provost, Professor of Psychology and Preventive Medicine, USC

Kimberly Mann
Manager of The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme

Alison Dundes Renteln
Professor of Political Science and Anthropology, USC

Rose Mapendo
Survivor of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sabina Vajrača
Bosnian-American film director, screenwriter, and producer

Welcome and Opening Remarks by
Stephen D. Smith
Executive Director, USC Shoah Foundation Institute

With Special Remarks by
Abdullah Aimaque
Consul-General of Afghanistan in Los Angeles

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