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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
12:00pm
Nyamal Dei: A personal journey from powerlessness to advocate of South Sudanese girls (Diversity)

Nyamal Dei was born in the South Sudan in Ulang, Upper Nile State. The daughter of a revered soldier, Nyamal, like many children, witnessed firsthand the brutality of war. A victim of violence herself, she has dedicated her life to empowering South Sudanese girls in the United States. Inspired by a program in the South Sudan, Nyamal established a branch of the Miss Malika foundation in Fargo.Nyamal will share her story and the plight of South Sudanese women both here and in the South Sudan and how the Miss Malika event serves as a vehicle for education and the advancement of women.Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Programs. Co-sponsored by Compass Program Foundation.
Location: Arikara: MU
Contact: Ruth Grimmett-Tejedor
E-Mail: ruth.grimmetttejedor@ndsu.edu

701-231-6179

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