Celebrate International Women’s Day with BRAC USA

March 5, 2012
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Come celebrate International Women’s Day with us on Thursday, March 8! Join Susan Davis and BRAC USA for a breakfast discussion of girls’ and women’s empowerment initiatives at the Asia Society moderated by David Bornstein of The New York Times.

Come celebrate International Women’s Day with us on Thursday, March 8! Join Susan Davis and BRAC USA for a breakfast discussion of girls’ and women’s empowerment initiatives at the Asia Society moderated by David Bornstein of The New York Times.

Susan Davis of BRAC, Ann Miles of The MasterCard Foundation, and Jeroo Billimoria of ChildFinance, Aflatoun, and Child Helpline International will discuss innovative approaches to microfinance, health, education and gender equality, and how these Asia-born antipoverty solutions are now being scaled up in Africa. The program also features a presentation by Zoe Timms of Women’s Education Project of India.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Where: Asia Society, 725 Park Ave., New York, NY

When: Thursday, March 8th, 8am – 10am

Friends of BRAC can take advantage of a members’ discount in online ticket purchases ($10) by calling the box office (212-517-ASIA, M-F, 1-5pm) and stating that they are BRAC members. The price includes breakfast.

At 11am we’ll reconvene at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn to begin a march across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall Plaza in Manhattan, part of an international campaign to unite for peace and women’s equality worldwide. Inspiring music and special guest speakers, including Zainab Salbi of Women for Women International, will join on both sides of the bridge. Bring your banners in support of peace, and click here to register.

We hope to see you on Thursday!