Two women share their stories, help to change lives and the world

On March 20 and March 22, respectively, two women -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheryl WuDunn and  Angelica Ross, founder of TransTech Social Enterprises -- will share their stories about working to empower others to create change in their lives and the world. The talks will take place in Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus of Penn State.

At 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, WuDunn, who is co-author of the book "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," will talk about issues impacting people around the world, particularly in China, and the importance in finding connections, no matter where one is located geographically. She will also share stories of her work around the world and the impact it has had on her life.

At 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, Ross, founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, in her talk titled "We Are Not Worthy," speaks about her work empowering trans and gender-nonconforming individuals through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills. She has toured nationally, speaking her powerful mission into action with business leaders, educators, and the president of the United States.

 

Last Updated March 15, 2017