Lori Pappas, NGO Ethiopia, Global Team for Local Initiatives, Public Talk
From site: Humanities Center
"The Magic of Yes: Stepping Beyond Fear and Embracing the New," an illustrated, exciting, compelling and immediate talk about global outreach and Lori Pappas' work in Ethiopia. Sponsored by the Economics department and The Humanities Center at Carleton.
Date: Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Weitz Center 236
Sponsored by: Humanities Center and the Economics Department
Contact: Nikki Lamberty, The Humanities Center, x4217
Come join Lori Pappas, founder of BI-based Global Team for Local Initiatives (GTLI), Tuesday, January 10th at 5 pm in the Weitz Center 236. As founder of the non-profit, Lori spends over six months a year in Africa working with the Hamar Tribe of southwest Ethiopia and has returned to share her stories of building a school to educate the Hamar women, as well as the trials of teaching the people basic hygiene and sanitation as preventative illness practices.