Events

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May 4

New Voices: The Changing Dialogue about How to Create Change

International Festival Talk

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011
7:00 – 8:00 pm / Olin 141

International Festival Sponsored Talk
Each year, the International Festival Planning Committee picks a charity to sponsor, and this year, we have selected W.I.S.E., the Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment (http://www.womenofwise.org/). In the lead-up to the festival, we have decided to invite one of W.I.S.E.'s board members to come to Carleton and give a talk. Sangeeta will talk about her experiences growing up in India and her work with women immigrants and vulnerable communities in Minnesota.International Festival Sponsored Talk
Each year, the International Festival Planning Committee picks a charity to sponsor, and this year, we have selected W.I.S.E., the Women's Initiative for Self-Empowerment (http://www.womenofwise.org/). In the lead-up to the festival, we have decided to invite one of W.I.S.E.'s board members to come to Carleton and give a talk. Sangeeta will talk about her experiences growing up in India and her work with women immigrants and vulnerable communities in Minnesota.

The talk will be given by Sangeeta Jain
Sangeeta Jain received her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law and LL.M. from the University of San Diego School of Law. She worked in the area of family law and criminal litigation as a prosecutor for nine years in San Diego, California and Saint Paul, Minnesota.  In addition, she worked in the public service arena as a Legal Aid Staff Attorney and as a Minnesota Justice Foundation Staff Attorney.  Currently, she is a Child Support Magistrate in the Fourth and Third Judicial District hearing family law cases, and an Administrative Law Judge for the Office of Administrative Hearings. Ms. Jain serves as an appointed member on two of the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Task Force Committees on Gender Fairness and on Racial Fairness in the Courts and on the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education as well as Alternative Dispute Resolution Board.  Ms. Jain is a board and/or committee member on organizations that serve immigrant and at risk women, address human rights, as well as serve the legal community.   Ms. Jain was awarded the 2005 national annual award, Indus Women Leader Spirit of Women Award, recognizing her leadership in the South Asian Community and in her efforts to promote the advancement of South Asian Women.        

The talk will be given by Sangeeta Jain
Sangeeta Jain received her J.D. from Hamline University School of Law and LL.M. from the University of San Diego School of Law. She worked in the area of family law and criminal litigation as a prosecutor for nine years in San Diego, California and Saint Paul, Minnesota.  In addition, she worked in the public service arena as a Legal Aid Staff Attorney and as a Minnesota Justice Foundation Staff Attorney.  Currently, she is a Child Support Magistrate in the Fourth and Third Judicial District hearing family law cases, and an Administrative Law Judge for the Office of Administrative Hearings. Ms. Jain serves as an appointed member on two of the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Task Force Committees on Gender Fairness and on Racial Fairness in the Courts and on the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education as well as Alternative Dispute Resolution Board.  Ms. Jain is a board and/or committee member on organizations that serve immigrant and at risk women, address human rights, as well as serve the legal community.   Ms. Jain was awarded the 2005 national annual award, Indus Women Leader Spirit of Women Award, recognizing her leadership in the South Asian Community and in her efforts to promote the advancement of South Asian Women.        

Sponsored by Information for International Students. Contact: Sara R. Hooker, OIIL