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.
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.
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.