A couple of interesting global health speaker events are coming to Town Hall http://www.townhallseattle.org/about.cfm as part of World Affairs Council http://www.world-affairs.org/events/2011/06/28/global-leadership-and-africa -connected-series-african-leaders-championing-fight-ag> Global Leadership Series. Please take a look at the events below and pass along this information to any other interested parties.
. Thursday June 9th, Town Hall, 7PM (6PM reception and registration): Mechai Viravaidya, or http://www.world-affairs.org/events/2011/06/09/global-leadership-and-innova tion-global-development-health-series-how-be-changemak> “Mr. Condom”, the Founder and Chair of the Population and Community Development Association (PDA), Population and Development International (PDI), and the Mechai Viravaidya Foundation (MVF) for a talk titled “How To Be A Changemaker: Combating HIV/AIDS and Eradicating Poverty through Social Enterprise, A Conversation with Thailand’s Mr. Condom.”
. Tuesday June 28th, Town Hall, 7PM (6PM reception and registration): His Excellency, Mr. Festus Gontebanye Mogae http://www.world-affairs.org/events/2011/06/28/global-leadership-and-africa -connected-series-african-leaders-championing-fight-ag> , is the former president of Botswana and chairman of the Champions for an HIV-Free Generation. Mr. Mogae has also won international praise for his efforts to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Botswana.
Please register in advance using the links above if you are interested in attending.
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