Women's Rights National Historical Park Announces our Convention Days Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Nyamayaro

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Date: July 7, 2017
Contact: Ashley Nottingham, 315-568-2991 ext. 5000

Seneca Falls, NY – Women’s Rights National Historical Park is proud to announce that Elizabeth Nyamayaro will be the keynote speaker for Convention Days 2017, July 14-16. Ms. Nyamayaro is Senior Advisor to Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women and the Head of the HeForShe Initiative, a global solidarity movement which seeks to engage men and boys as advocates for gender equality. A strong advocate for women rights and economic empowerment, she has worked at the forefront of Africa’s development agenda for more than a decade in both the public and private sector, and previously held positions with UNAIDS, World Health Organization and the World Bank. Prior to UN Women, she was Director External Affairs & Policy, Africa and part of the Corporate Strategy Office at Merck. Born in Zimbabwe and a Political Scientist by training, Ms. Nyamayaro holds a MSc in Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
 
Elizabeth will be giving her presentation: “HeForShe Global Solidarity Movement” on July 15th, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in Declaration Park at Women’s Rights National Historical Park. HeForShe is inviting people around the world to stand together to create a bold, visible force for gender equality; Women’s Rights National Historical Park - Declaration Park
 
For more information about the park and upcoming programs, please visit the website www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-2991.

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Last updated: July 10, 2017

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