Empowering Women November 2017 Branch Meeting

Empowering Women — Experiences In Burkina Faso
“Let’s Talk About Burkina Faso”

The American Association of University Women and The League of Women Voters Tanana Valley invite you to learn about experiences of two Fairbankans helping to empower women in a West African culture.
Peace Corps volunteer, Marilyn Russell, and dissertation researcher, Joy Morrison, both spent time in Burkina Faso, West Africa.  Russell in 2013-15 and Morrison in 1988-89.  They are both feminists who focused on strengthening rights of Burkinabé women and on family/health issues, and gender equity.
Russell served in the US Peace Corps and Morrison was with the Academy of Education Development.  They will share their experiences in West Africa with an interactive presentation with slides, materials and discussion.
Monday, November 13, 6 pm
Noel Wien Library auditorium 

Information: Marilyn Russell,  (907) 750-4566 or Joy Morrison, (907) 687-4493

Marilyn Russell in Burkina Faso