Half The Sky
Instructor: Margie Brekken & Mary Ann Johnson
Monday, June 03, 2013 - Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Location: Lake Region State College, Chautauqua Gallery, Devils Lake, ND
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $50
This course will inspire students through amazing real-life stories of women acting as agents of change to reduce maternal mortality, gender-based violence, and sex trafficking. Students will examine how the impact of economic empowerment and education can break the cycle of poverty.
1) To raise awareness of the problems facing women and girls worldwide from sex-trafficking to barriers to education and economic opportunity.
2) Participants will identify barriers facing women and girls in their own communities.
3) All participants will be empowered to action.
Half The Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, First Vintage Books, Random House, 2009
This event requires pre-registration at http://www.nesc.k12.nd.us/. Cost: $20/NESC Members; $40/NESC Non-members.