Dr. Joyce Banda to Speak on Campus

by | Oct 17, 2016 | News

Dr. Joyce Banda, the first female President of the Republic of Malawi will be speaking at the  University of Redlands in the Memorial Chapel Saturday, Oct. 22. Her inspirational speech is titled “Redefining Leadership to Advance Social Justice through Individual Action” and will begin at 3:30 p.m.

 

Dr. Joyce Banda is a powerful activist, politician, and entrepreneur. Through public service, Banda has devoted her life campaigning civil rights, equality, and safety for young women. During her Presidency, she revitalized Malawi’s economy. With the Joyce Banda Foundation International, she has helped over 1.3 million people obtain proper security, education, and sanitation. Banda was voted by Forbes Magazine “Africa’s most powerful woman.” Her selflessness and devotion to her community has brought her recognition worldwide.


Tickets are free for to University of Redlands students, faculty and staff. Tickets for the public  are on sale for $10. Alumni and members of Town and Gown can purchase tickets for $5. Pre-Sale Tickets are  available to purchase online and at the door. Do not miss an opportunity to learn from one of the most influential women in the world!


To purchase tickets visit www.redlands.edu/events/banda or call  909-748-8116.

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Kristen Sauceda

Kristen Sauceda is currently a freshman at the University of Redlands. She is a 2016 Hunsaker Scholar who works as a research assistant for two English professors. She is the social media coordinator for the newspaper and the convocation and lectures committee. Kristen is interested in reading literature , writing poetry, learning about history, playing her flute, traveling the world and discussing politics. She is double majoring in Public Policy and Political Science. She wants to make Education Policy at the Federal or State Level. She wants to improve the public education system to benefit the teachers and the students.

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