Event

Habiba Nosheen Delivers Keynote Lecture at ASU Summit on Women's Issues

Kainat Soomro is a 17-year-old Pakistani girl who escaped an honor killing. Image by Hilke Schellmann. Pakistan, 2010.

Friday, April 06, 2012 - 11:45AM

Pulitzer Center grantee Habiba Nosheen will deliver the keynote lecture at Womanity, a summit on global women's issues held at Arizona State University. Organized by the student organization, Woman as Hero, the summit will explore a variety of pressing global issues that women and men face in the world today regarding domestic violence, feminism, honor killings, educational and economic opportunities, media and health. Woman as Hero hopes to not only inform and engage attendees but to also encourage a spirit of social justice and activism to take up the struggle for equality and dignity for all.

Habiba Nosheen is an award-winning journalist whose work highlights international women's issues. She is currently at work on a documentary about a young girl in Pakistan who survived threats of honor killing.

April 6, 2012 11:45 am
Mohave-Room 236
Memorial Union
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

The day-long summit is free and open to the community. An RSVP is requested.

Woman as Hero is working with ASU4Food to provide donations to local food banks. Please bring any non-perishable food items you would like to donate.