Women's Empowerment and Social Innovation in Tibet

Date & Time October 8, 2015 7:30pm
Braker 001

Join us for an evening with Dr. Losang Rabgey, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Machik, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, whose work address the challenges faced in the fields of education, women's empowerment, social entrepreneurship and common dialogue on the Tibetan plateau. The talk will be followed by a screening of Summer Pasture, an award-winning documentary focusing on the changes semi-nomadic yak herding communities in Kham, southeastern Tibet, face due to the changing pace of development and globalization within this community.

Dinner will be provided before the talk around 7pm and there will be snacks and tea before the screening around 8:30 pm. Co-Sponsored by South Asian Political Action Committee (SAPAC), Tufts Association of South Asians (TASA), SALAAM, Asian American Center, International Center, Women's Center, Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.