Family Weekend / Fall Alumni Reunion Weekend event | Film Screening of “Period. End of Sentence.” & Panel on Women's Development: Solving Big Problems through Global Approaches

October 3, 2019

Fall Weekend EventFall Weekend EventPamela Reeves ’87, P '22, a Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs at the Watson Institute, will moderate a discussion among three Brown undergraduates working on ambitious projects aimed at improving the circumstances of women in India, Jordan, Cuba, and the US.  The event will kick off with a screening of “Period. End of Sentence.,” the 2018 Oscar-winning documentary focusing on menstrual equity in India executive-produced by Charlotte Silverman ’22, followed by a discussion with Silverman, Zahra Asghar ’20, who researches water and sanitation provision in the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, and Ella Satish ’20, who is assessing the Cuban Maternal and Child Healthcare Program with an eye toward improving black maternal care in the US. Hear about the students’ projects and the work of Reeves, an expert on developing gender strategies to achieve entrepreneurial, business, and public purpose results. Sponsored by the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Women’s Leadership Council.

Saturday, October 19, 2:00 p.m.
Salomon Center for Teaching, DeCiccio Family Auditorium, Room 101, The College Green