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2002/2003 Rita Thapa
Ashoka Fellow, founder and past Director of TEWA (a Women's Development Fund in Nepal), founder and Director of Nagerik Aawaz (for conflict transformation)
LECTURE: "Feminist Activism in Nepal: TEWA, Doing the Impossible."
COURSE: "The Politics of Development Aid and Women's Global Advancement: Perspectives from Nepal and South Asia"

 

2003/2004 Alda Facio
Founder and past Director of the Women’s Caucus for Gender Justice at the International Criminal Court, Director of the Women, Gender and Justice Program of the United Nations Latin American Institute for Crime prevention (ILANUD)
LECTURE: The Empire Strikes Back, But Finds Feminism Invincible.”
COURSE: “Women's Human Rights and Peacemaking, Feminist Theory and Practice in Latin America and Around the World"

 

 Watch the full lecture: Alda Facio speaks on The Empire Strikes Back, But Finds Feminism Invincible

 

2004/2005 Indai Sajor
Organizer of the Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal on Japan’s Military Sexual Slavery
LECTURE:  “Put Wrong on the Scaffold and Truth on the Throne: The Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal”
COURSE: “Women, War and Human Rights”

Read an Article about Indai Sajor here.

2005/2006 Marieme Helie-Lucas 
Founder and past Director of Women Living Under Muslim Laws:
LECTURE:  “Women Living Under Muslim Laws: Struggles Against Fundamentalism in Europe and North America” (flyer)

Photo of Marieme Helie-Lucas Photo of Marieme Helie-Lucas & Angela Miles Photo of crowd at George Ignatieff Theatre

 

2006/2007 Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
Convenor of the Asian Indigenous Women’s Network, Chair of the United Nations’ Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
LECTURE: "Indigenous Women and Feminism: Opportunities, Gains and Challenges"
COURSE: "Indigenous Women and Feminism: Opportunities, Gains and Challenges"

Read an Article about Victoria Tauli-Corpuz here.

 

 Watch the full lecture: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz speaks on Indigenous Women and Feminism: Opportunities, Gains and Challenges

 

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