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Quarterly Learning Luncheon with Marianne Gimon

May 17, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Quarterly Learning Luncheon with Marianne Gimon


Refugee Girls: Creating a Safe Place to Grow and Learn

Building Peaceful Bridges (BPB) is excited to welcome Marianne Gimon, Board Member, The Flora Family Foundation, at our Learning Luncheon, Monday, May 17, 12:00 pm. CT in a discussion of the refugee crisis and the vulnerability of adolescent refugee girls. Joining her in the discussion will be BPB Co-Founder Ahlam Mahmood.

Registration is required (see below).

Marianne Gimon is a humanitarian and independent consultant. She is Board Member of Refugees International.  She was a consultant for UNICEF in Damascus, Syria, where work consisted of:

  • Field visits to Iraqi refugee community-based projects, analyzing available assistance to Iraqi adolescent population.
  • Published Voices to be Heard report about Iraqi Adolescent Girls.
  • Designed a program with an implementing partner to provide catch-up classes, life skills, vocational training classes, and psychosocial services for 450 vulnerable Iraqi adolescent girls.
  • Collaborated with UNICEF Iraq Child Protection Specialist on expanding protection programs for vulnerable Iraqi adolescent children.

Marianne has a Master’s Degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s degree from Brown University.

The Flora Family Foundation supports social progress, environmental well-being, and cultural vibrancy across the world since 1998. The foundation is a sponsor of Building Peaceful Bridges.

BPB hosts educational luncheons listening to refugee stories and “knowledge experts” speak on immigration and refugee programs.


  • Register for This Event

    Meeting Registrants will be sent a link to the Virtual Meeting prior to the event.

Details

Date:
May 17, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

Building Peaceful Bridges
Phone:
(224) 377-9397
Email:
bpbgroup@buildingpeacefulbridges.org
Website:
www.buildingpeacefulbridges.org
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