Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change
September 22 2014, 1-3 pm
The Chapel at the Church Center of the United Nations, 777 1st Avenue, E 44th St., New York City, NY.
An extraordinary afternoon of women leaders joined in solidarity to speak out against environmentally and socially destructive activities and policies, and to present the diverse array of visions and strategies with which they are working to shape a health and equitable world. The WECAN Women's Action Agenda will also be shared and discussed as a tool for systematic change.
Jody Williams (Nobel Laureate)
Crystal Lameman (Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Treaty 6, Canada; Sierra Club Canada)
Patricia Gualinga (Kichwa leader; Sarayaku, Ecuador)
Casey Camp-Horinek (Ponca Nation, Actress, Indigenous Environmental Network)
Angelina Galiteva (100% Renewables Policy Institute)
Dr. Fatimata Niang Diop (UNDESERT and ARLOMON- Local Trees for a Better World, Senegal)
Osprey Orielle Lake (Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network)
Sally Ranney (Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network)
- The wonderful music of Ulali will open our event.
This event is free and open to the public, however, due to security in this part of the city registration is required.
Once you register, you will receive an invitation that you will need to have in hand along with ID to attend the event. The event starts at 1:00, however attendees will need to meet at 12:30 to be ushered into the Church Center of the United Nations. Please meet at East 44th and 2nd streets at 12:30 to meet the usher for the event. If for some reason security has changed this day, please come directly to the venue. Space is limited and seating will be on a first come first serve basis.Thank you for your patience.