March 2009 International Women's Day 2009 Archives

10 – 11am
Women In Recovery
Hosted by Anonymous
Four women from four programs of recovery share their experience, strength, and hope.

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11 – 11:30am
Cesarean Voices
Hosted by Sarah Shannon
Three women use poetry and stories to describe their fight for normal birth after cesarean.

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11:30 – Noon
A Better Birth
Hosted by Akhmiri Sekhr-Ra
A traditional birth midwife, a doula, and a breastfeeding mother discuss how to have a better birth experience.

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Noon – 1pm Women Folk
Hosted by Ellen Stanley
A special International Women’s day edition of Women Folk.

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1 – 2pm
Corazon Latino Presents Viviana Pintado
Hosted by Eve MacLeish
Cuban vocalist and pianist Viviana Pintado shares her story and music – from Havana to Minneapolis.

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2 – 3pm
Twilight Dialogues: Love ‘em, Hate ‘em, Bite ‘em
Hosted by Jeanne Bain Carrie Mesrobian
The Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer has captured the hearts of young women. Join youthworkers Jeanne Bain Carrie Mesrobian in conversation with Carlyn, Maria, Justine, and Elizabeth: four strong, confident, progressive young women who discuss both their love of the series, and the issues the books light up in their lives.

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3 – 4:30pm
Artists Unleashed!
Hosted by Creative Arts High School
A diverse mix of music, poetry, and spoken word from the female voices of Creative Arts High School.

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4:30 – 6pm
Women and Social Change: From the Local to the Global
Hosted by Ellen Kennedy, PhD
Minnesota women tackle far-ranging issues, including: genocide, human trafficking, infant development, prostitution, women’s
rights, and women’s economic empowerment in places of crisis.

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6 – 7pm
Sisters in the Brotherhood
Hosted by Barbara Pecks
Women who know what it’s like talk about the strengths and challenges of working in construction.

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7 – 7:30pm
International Women’s Voices: Taking Action for Human Rights
Hosted by The Center for Victims of Torture
From Senegal to Colombia and Turkey to Minnesota , women around the world make their mark in the human rights movement.

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