Education and Gender Equality – International Symposium

October 20-21, 2017 – Wellesley College

International Symposium on Education and Gender Equality

Free and open to all

A wide range of intellectuals, scholars, artists, activists, and others from business and government, coming from the United States, France, India, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Congo, Haiti… will share their experiences regarding the challenge of gender equality in their respective fields of work and service. Our aim in bringing together this diverse, international group is to offer an opportunity for collective thought in order to offer solutions and allow for the sharing of good practices across disciplines and contexts. The symposium has built in many opportunities for the audience to mingle and interact with speakers and with one another.

Among them: the famous writer and civil rights activist Angela Davis, the great Indian-American Filmmaker and Film Producer Mira Nair, the President of the delegation on women’s rights and equal opportunities for men and women and Member of the French National Assembly Marie-Pierre Rixain, the former French Ministers Christiane Taubira and Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, the former Prime Minister of Senegal Aminata Touré… and many others!

Click here to see our full list of speakers.