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EVENTS - 2011

INVITE for Monday, November 28, 2011 html pdf word
Light Millennium & SIT
The Light Millennium, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Letters
at Stevens Institute of Technology, cordially invites you to the 11th Anniversary
Celebration of The Light Millennium – a panel discussion on:

Challenges of Cultural Diversity
And Globalization

Monday, November 28, 2011 ~ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

VENUE: 228 Kidde Hall, Stevens Institute of Technology
6th & River Streets, Hoboken, New Jersey

from the Nov. 28th Program

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Introduction & Moderator:
Prof. Edward Foster, College of Arts & Letters, SIT
Welcome Remarks: Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium

Ms. Rochelle Roca-Hachem, Programme Specialist for Culture. UNESCO Liaison Office, NY

Dr. Thomas Uthup, Research and Education Manager, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Musical Performance:
Ahmet Erdogdular (voice, tanbur) & Ali Osman Erdogdular (ney)
Confirmed Speakers (in alphabetic order):

Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely, Founder and President, The New Future Foundation, Honorary Mayor of Harlem, Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, UNNGO Rep.

Mr. Douglass C. Freeman, CEO, Virtcom Consulting; Founder-Organizer, World Diversity Leader Summit

Mr. Akif Kirecci, Associate Professor, Bilkent University, Ankara

Mr. Cem Zorlular, Youth Representative; Student, Columbia University

11th Anniversary of The Light Millennium (slide presentation)
Presented by Bircan Ünver, Founder of The Light Millennium and
Permanent Representative to the UN DPI.

For more information about the PANEL, please click for
html or pdf version

***Brief BIOS of the Speakers and Musicians
(updated on Dec. 2, 2011)

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Light Millennium & Stevens Logo

The Light Millennium, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Letters
at Stevens Institute of Technology, cordially invites you to the 11th Anniversary
Celebration of The Light Millennium – a panel discussion on:

Gender Equality and Empowering Women:
Minority Rights and Discrimination

On Monday, November 14, 2011 ~ 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
(6-7pm registration and reception)


KEYNOTE ADDRESSES (are available in the following links)
- by Ambassador H.E. Dr. Palitha T.B. KOHONA, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations (html)
(original as
- by Ms. Diakhoumba Gassama, Diakhoumba Gassama, Special Assistant to the Director of the UNDP Gender Team.
*** Ms. Gassama delivered her keynote address on behalf of Ms. Winnie Byanyima, Director, Gender Team, Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP; and Ms. Ngone Diop, Head, Poverty and MGD Cluster, UNDP
(as also pdf)

PANELISTS (presentations are available through below active links - in light blue color).
Ms. Joycelyn Gill-Campbell, Organizational Coordinator, Domestic Workers United
- Prof. Surendra Kaushik, Founder, Kaushik Women’s College in India (slide presentation is available through Vimeo)
- Dr. Sorosh Roshan, President, International Health Awareness Network, NGO Rep.
(as also pdf)
- Ms. Bircan Ünver, Founding President, The Light Millenium, NGO Rep. (as also pdf)

- REPORT on the PANEL by Cem Zorlular, Prospect Youth Representative, The Light Millennium to the UN DPI

- Brief BIOS of the Speakers

- S
tevens’ College of Art & Letters Hosts Gender Equality Panel with Distinguished Panelists (external link)

- Photos from the Program by African Views Collaboration (external link)

VENUE: Kidde Building, 6th and River Streets, Hoboken
Kidde lecture hall, 228 KiddeStevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey

- INVITE (Updated) html - pdf

Immediate Media Release - Nov. 8, 2011
pdf word
Along with speakers bios and photos


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