AAUW CA & CARE held the first event in its Speaker Series on Sunday, September 12, at the Western Justice Center in Pasadena, home to the Pasadena United Nations Association. The workshop, which featured speaker Lauren Hendricks, CARE’s ACCESS AFRICA Director from Tanzania, shared information about CARE’s microfinance programs. Giulia McPherson, CARE Advocacy Alliances Director, provided information about CARE legislation in the House of Representatives. Details can be found at www.care.org (search Growth Act and Global Moms Act).
The workshop was well attended by people from a variety of organizations in and out of town. On its route north, the next event is scheduled in San Mateo in February, when Jane Roberts will speak on maternal health. Two additional workshop events will follow. For details or changes, please check the calendar at www.aauw-ca.org
From left: Ginny Hatfield, AAUW CA Director; Giulia McPherson, CARE Advocacy Alliances Director; Sherry Ludwig, AAUW CA Director; Deanna Arthur, LA County Interbranch Council Chair; Lauren Hendricks, CARE Access Africa Director and speaker for the event.