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Mothering Around the World: An Intercultural Dialogue
May 6, 2010 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
You’re invited to an afternoon panel discussion to examine the plight of women and girls all over the world. Participants and panelists will include members of the West Indian, African-American, East Indian, African, Hispanic and Middle Eastern communities and moderated by Grace Virtue, author of “How will I Know My Children When I Get to Heaven? A Mother’s Tales of Hope.” Women will discuss definitions of mothering and how it differs from parenting, today’s greatest challenges facing mothers (particularly single mothers), and how culture impacts approaches to mothering.
- Wanjiru Kamau, Ed., President & CEO, African Immigrant & Refugee Foundation
- Rev. Denise King-Miller, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University
- Rev. Julia Jarvis, Spiritual Director, Interfaith Families Project of Greater Washington
- Tamar Abrams, Communications Director, Institute for Policy Studies;
- Anita Nahal, Ph.D., Acting Director of International Studies, Howard University
- Mozna Khraiwesh, doctoral student at Howard University.
The context of the discussion is Dr. Grace Virtue’s book, “How Will I know My Children When I Get to Heaven?” Light refreshment will be served. This event is being co-sponsored by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center, the Afro-American Resource Center, and the Institute for Policy Studies.
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