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‘African Lionesses’ to Share Stories of Success and Struggles

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‘African Lioness’ Rahma Wako, a woman human rights defender, or WHRD, will speak at the symposium. (Toolkit for WHRDs in Nairobi’s Urban Settlements)

By Dateline Staff

""True gems of Africa” and other speakers are on the program for next week’s African Lioness Symposium, presented by the UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies, a unit of Global Affairs, and the Davis-based Tese Foundation.

The symposium is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Monday (Nov. 5) at the UC Davis Conference Center. African attire is encouraged. Admission is free and open to the public; registration is required and can be arranged here.

The Blum Center and the Tese Foundation, which sponsors students in Zimbabwe, have organized the symposium around the theme, “Empowering a Generation: Reflections by African Women.”"

Read the full story at UC Davis News.