Vancouver Breaking Bread
Hope you can join our Breaking Bread pot luck dinner on June 24, 2018!
Note: Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Morie Ford: email@example.com ASAP to reserve a seat.
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Our special guest speaker is Dr. Lauryn Oates, CW4WAfghan Programs DirectorDr. Lauryn Oates is the Programs Director for Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan. Lauryn is responsible for the overall planning, management, monitoring and evaluation of the programs in Afghanistan. She oversees approximately 20 ongoing education projects including two small community schools and school equipment, teacher training, educational resources, literacy classes, professional development workshops, an orphanage and community libraries. As an award winning human rights activist, Lauryn’s focus is on international development, women’s rights and education in conflict zones. She has worked with diverse organizations and agencies throughout the Muslim world on gender and human rights advocating for women’s rights, particularly in Afghanistan. She has been contracted as an expert consultant with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Nike Foundation, USAID, Global Rights, Medica Mondiale, Womankind Worldwide, and Transparency International, among others. She holds a PhD in language and literacy education from the University of British Columbia.