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International Day of the Girl (Updated 10/5/12)

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Thursday, October 11 (2012), Battelle-Tompkins Atrium

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The United Nations adopted a resolution to designate October 11 International Day of the Girl Child, which aims to:
- Break the cycle of discrimination and violence suffered by girls worldwide.
- Empower girls to participate meaningfully in decisions that affect them.
- Demonstrate that investment in girls is a critical step needed to eradicate poverty.

Please join us for a panel discussion featuring:

Donald Steinberg, Deputy Administrator United States Agency for International Development

Lucy Lohrmann, American University student and Advisor for GirlUp, a campaign of the United Nations Foundation

Caitlin Haugen, American University alumna and currently on the faculty at UMD

Loubna Skalli-Hanna, American University School of International Service

Presented by the American University Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences.

Type:
Panel Discussion
Host:
CAS Dean's Office