Hillary Clinton Center for Women's Empowerment

Fall 2016

The lecture series is co-sponsored by the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS) 

Fall 2016

GUEST SPEAKERS

November 23, 6:10 pm Building 7, Auditorium

WOMEN IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

- A discussion of key contemporary development policies

- Microfinance

- Bottom of the Pyramid Models

- Unionization 

Speaker: Max Gallien, HCC emerging scholar-in-residence

Mr. Gallien is a PhD student in International Development at the London School of Economics (LSE) with an MPhil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies and a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford, UK.


 

November 21, 2016 6:10 pm Building 4, Auditorium

WOMEN IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY: THE MIDDLE EAST IN A GLOBAL PICTURE

-  What is the informal economy, and why should we care?

-  Reading the Margins: Methodology in Sensitive Environments

-  Gender and the Informal Economy: Global Dynamics

-  Gender and the Informal Economy: Why is MENA different?

Speaker: Max Gallien, HCC emerging scholar-in-residence

Mr. Gallien is a PhD student in International Development at the London School of Economics (LSE) with an MPhil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies and a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford, UK.


November 2, 2016 6:10 pm Building 8, Room 003

WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT IN MOROCCO

Speaker: Dr. Susan Schaefer Davis

Anthropologist Susan Schaefer Davis has been working with Moroccan women since she came to Morocco with the Peace Corps in 1965.  She talks about her experience with women, their associations and development projects spanning half a century.


October 31, 2016 7:40 pm Building 4, Auditorium

CARING FOR THE EARTH: WOMEN OF FAITH SPEAK OUT

Speakers: Najiyah Martiam and Reverand Mary Fontaine

Najiyah Martiam is with the Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies at the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  She has studied Sufism extensively and researches science and religion.

Rev. Mary Fontaine is Chair of the Native Ministries Consortium, Founder of Hummingbird Ministries, and is an environmental activist.

This event is co-sponsored by AUI Interfaith Alliance.