oin Patrice Juah of Liberia for a dinner presentation and discussion about the impacts of ebola on all facets of life in West Africa.
Patrice Juah was a Mandela Washington Fellow as part of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and stayed at Dartmouth this past summer. She was the former Miss Liberia and has worked to change Liberia’s image within the international community as a poet, media professional, activist, and entrepreneur. Her work involves empowering and educating women by educating them about topics such as HIV/AIDS and teenage pregnancies. She also founded the Miss Education Awareness Pageant and the Martha Juah Educational Foundation. She is a fashion designer who owns her own business.
Recently, Patrice has been working on ebola anti-stigma campaigns. She will speak about her work in anti-stigma as well as the impacts of ebola on small businesses and other aspects of life in Liberia.
Taste of Africa will be served!
ATTENDEES: Please bring any extra school supplies you have to donate to Patrice’s initiative to allow students in Liberia to continue their studies despite the devastation of ebola.
Note to Great Issues Scholars: Attendance at this event will count towards one of your event requirements for the term!
Hosted by the Dartmouth Coalition for Global Health