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Hearing Her Story Series: Reflections of a Community Leader
Start Date: 3/18/2014Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 3/18/2014End Time: 6:00 PM

Event Description:

Hearing Her Story Series: Reflections of a Community Leader, 3/18

Sponsored by Women of Color Law Students Association, Asian-Pacific Americans Law Students Association, Muslim Law Students Association, and South Asian Law Students Association.

Students are invited to attend a gathering with Kiran Ahuja, appointed by President Barak Obama to serve as Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to lead his Presidential Advisory Commission on AAPIs. Ms. Ahuja, an Indian immigrant when she first arrived in the United States, graduated from Spellman College, received her JD from the University of Georgia and has served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. She has litigated education related discrimination cases and filed the first peer-on-peer student racial harassment lawsuit.

Ms. Ahuja will be discussing her experiences as a minority surrounded by minorities, her advocacy for promoting issues of diversity for women and ethnic minorities, her work as a national grassroots community organizer, and her role fulfilling President Obama’s initiatives on diversity and inclusion.

The event will be on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in the Corcoran Room, 7th Floor. Reception will follow the talk. Seating limited, please RSVP to: SuffolkWOCLSA@gmail.com

Questions about this item? Please contact SuffolkWOCLSA@gmail.com

Contact Information:
Name: Lou Brum
Phone: 617-573-5157
Email: lbrum@suffolk.edu

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