Monday, March 08, 2010

Today, I will speak at George Washington University

I am very excited, happy, and honored to be invited to speak at George Washington University today about human rights and freedom of expression. Last week I spoke at the congress about women rights tooIf you are based in Washington DC, I would like to see you. If not, I will tell you what happened as soon as I come back. See the details here:

Project Nur and the School of Media and Public Affairs present a reception honoring Egyptian blogger and human rights activist Dalia Ziada.

Ziada, a young activist for civil rights reform and director of AIC’s Cairo office, speaks out against discrimination impacting Muslim women. She has been profiled by a number of media outlets, including Time Magazine and the BBC. In June 2009, she attended President Obama’s speech in Cairo and met privately afterwards with White House Senior Advisor Valeria Jarrett.

Through her work Ziada strives to achieve her primary goal of advocating human rights- particularly the freedom of expression. She also places a great emphasis on the power of nonviolent action. She has lectured worldwide, including the US, Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt.

There is no charge for this event. Space is very limited. If your plans change, please let us know so we can open your spot for someone else.