Date(s) - Tuesday, May 1, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Viscount Gort Hotel
Thank you Winnipeg!
Local to Global 2018: Women At The Heart of Peace.
A wonderful event with all proceeds going to House of Peace; Make Music Matter; and bursaries for students studying at Global College, University of Winnipeg. $3,500 was donated to each of the 3 organization!
IIWR-MB Local to Global event with Ketty Nivyabandi, Peace activist working with the Nobel Women’s Initiative. Emcee Marcy Markusa, Entertainment, Raffle baskets, displays and refreshments. Funds raised to support House of Peace, Winnipeg, Make Music Matter and bursaries for Global College students.
Ketty Nivyabandi was a leader in mobilizing women in protest against her country’s government and this eventually led her to flee from persecution, to Canada. As a refugee, Ketty continues to be a voice for peace and rule of law in her country –Burundi– and she will speak on human rights, refugee issues, the intimate effects of conflict on women’s lives globally and her work as Media Associate for the Nobel Women’s Initiative.