Spring Forward: Prez of Rwanda Among Speakers Headed to NE Campuses

Rwanda President Paul Kagame will speak at the University of Hartford’s Lincoln Theater on Tuesday, March 12, at 11 a.m., to mark the launch of the university’s Genocide and Holocaust Education Initiative.

Journalist and author Bob Woodward will speak at Eastern Connecticut State University’s Francis E. Geissler Gymnasium on Tuesday, March 12, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 each for the public, but free for students.
The Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice will hold a two-day academic symposium focused on Migration: Past, Present and Future, featuring author Richard Rodriguez, PBS NewsHour host Ray Suarez and others, on Thursday, March 21, and Friday, March 22, at BC’s Corcoran Commons,
The 2013 Bay Path College Women’s Leadership Conference will take place on Friday, March 22, at the MassMutual Convention Center in Springfield Mass. Speakers will include: Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking; Jenn Lim, CEO & “Chief Happiness Officer” and consultant at Zappos; actress Queen Latifah; and Peggielene Bartels who worked as a secretary at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, D.C., before being chosen King of Otuam, a fishing village of 7,000 people in Ghana. Tickets are $350.


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