CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON TO HOST 2009 “A WORLD OF WOMEN FOR WORLD PEACE” CONFERENCE
April conference themed “Women’s Unique Perspectives on Waging Peace”
Washington, D.C. – (March 27, 2009) Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will host her annual “A World of Women for World Peace” conference on April 18, 2009. This year’s conference is themed “Women’s Unique Perspectives on Waging Peace.” The panelists include:
· The Honorable Bisera Turkovi?, former Bosnian Ambassador to the United States
· Ms. Aisha Al–Adawiya, KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights; Founder, Women in Islam
· Dr. Qudsia Mirza, Visiting Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati
· Ms. Karen Blessen, MasterPEACE: Young Artists Making a Kinder World
· Ms. Tatiana Androsov, President and Executive Director, Thanks-giving Square
Congresswoman Johnson began “A World of Women for World Peace” to bring greater visibility to those who are victims of war and conflict and to raise awareness of women who are promoting non-violent conflict resolution within their communities.
The event is free and open to the public.
What: “A World of Women for World Peace” Conference
Date: April 18, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Thanks-giving Square, 1627 Pacific Ave., Dallas, TX 75201