Feb
15

Gretchen Wallace and her work in Africa

Filed Under (Career Advice, NGOs/Intl. Development, Social Entrepreneurship) by on February 15, 2010 and tagged ,

Gretchen Wallace will be on campus

this week only.

Her work in development in Africa, women and development, and her NGO Global Grassroots will be the topic of her talks on campus. Gretchen is the sister of Brian Steidle, the American marine who was the first to bring evidence of the genocide in Darfur out of Sudan. He broke the story with Nicholas Kristoff, and later collaborated with Gretchen to produce the documentary film. This week she will host a workshop, a lecture and more.

Gretchen Wallace, in sponsorship with the African Studies Department, is featuring her documentary, ‘The Devil Came on Horsebackwhich will be screened on Wednesday, February 17 at 4:30 pm in Axinn 232  and at 7:30 pm in Warner Hemi .

Her lecture “Survivors of Conflict: Agents of Change” will be held on Thursday, February 18 at 12:15 pm in McCullough Social Space (lunch will be provided)

She will be in the library of the CSO from 2:30-4:00 pm as a professional-in-residence to discuss a career in international development and social change.

Gretchen will also be leading a workshop on “Conscious Social Change” on February 18 from 4:30-6:00 pm in Axinn 219.



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