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Thursday, October 10 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Because I’m A Woman: Nana Rawlings on Leadership in Ghana

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Join former First Lady of Ghana, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, as she discusses her book, It Takes a Woman: A Life Shaped by Heritage, Leadership and the Women Who Defined Hope, and recalls how her childhood shaped her future success. Rawlings grew up believing that her gender  should never hold her back, and so she never let it. As First Lady, she founded the 31st December Women’s Movement, an organization which played a vital role in empowering women and addressing systemic gender equality. Due to her success and commitment to social justice, she later went on to become the first woman to run for Ghana’s top office.

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Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings

Dr. (Mrs) Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, the former First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Executive President of Developing Women for Mobilization (DWM) formerly known as 31st December Women’s Movement, champion’s women and children’s rights.  She is also the first female... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:45pm EDT
Lecture Hall 1, George Mason University