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Thursday
19
APR

How Women Influence Peace Negotiations and Politics Globally

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Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters, CEO of The Carter Center, will speak about the importance of women in government and the value of inclusion in peace negotiations. SCU Women’s and Gender Studies Professor Sharmila Lodhia will interview the Ambassador following her remarks.

Peters is an SCU Alumna, class of 1972.
Santa Clara University Alumni Association

Including women is the right and fair thing to do – and when it comes to peace, power and politics, including women is also the smart thing to do. Ambassador Mary Ann Peters, CEO of The Carter Center and SCU alumna, will talk about the roles of women in politics, conflict and peacebuilding and explain how including women strengthens national security and contributes to sustainable peace. SCU Women’s and Gender Studies Professor Sharmila Lodhia will join Ambassador Peters in conversation following the Ambassador’s remarks. Please join us as we explore the importance of women in government and the value of inclusion in peace negotiations.

Program from 4:00-5:30pm.
Reception to follow from 5:30-6:00pm.