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Dec 18, SF Story Jam:
Preaching to the Choir


Celebrate our last story jam of the year with our 'Preaching to the Choir Story Jam' on December 18. In Honor of the holiday we'll be sharing tales of cultural salvation from near and far. Details>>

Jan 31, Palo Alto,
Festival of Cultures &
Annual General Meeting


Join us for our biggest event of the year. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California will team up with the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team to celebrate, learn and share experiences from over 100 countries at our Annual Festival of Cultures. We need volunteers for country presenations, international fashion show, cook international foods, organize cross culutral activities for kids and general volunteer help. Volunteer to Help>>

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Commonwealth Club & NorCalPCA

5/2/12 Wed (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
Commonwealth Club
595 Market St., San Francisco
Contact:Karen Keefer (rpcvk2@gmail.com)


NorCal PCA partners with the Commonwealth Club on:
Investing in Girls – Hope or Hype?
Professor Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco; Founder and Executive Director, Akili Dada

As the world discovers the value of investing in adolescent girls, how can we ensure that interventions achieve maximum impact? Drawing from its award-winning model, Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Akili Dada's founder and director, will share lessons on making sustainable and scalable investments in the lives of vulnerable girls in Africa. Akili Dada is a leadership incubator that is empowering the next generation of African women leaders by investing in high-achieving girls from underprivileged Kenyan families. Dr. Kamau-Rutenberg has led Akili Dada to be recognized by the United Nations as one of the world's most innovative civil society organizations.
 
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program

Cost: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
NorCal PCA members can register online for the $8 member rate by going to: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2012-05-02/professor-wanjiru-kamau-rutenberg-investing-girls-hope-or-hype

entering code: sfforinvesting

NOTE: the coupon code is case sensitive and is only available for one ticket per transaction.
Or call 415-597-6705 and enter code when asked.

Also know: Assisting Organizations: University of San Francisco, Akili Dada, Priority Africa Network, United Nations Association, Truman National Security Project Educational Institute, and NorCal Peace Corps Association