Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Presents
“Tea and Conversation with Shirin Ebadi”
Monday, May 2, 2011
Reception 4:30 p.m.
Program 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center
800 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
2nd floor, Conference Room A
(located across from ballrooms)
Shirin Ebadi is the founder of the Defenders of Human Right Center and is the recipient of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to advance democracy and human rights. An Iranian lawyer and former judge, she has focused on social justice for women and children, political prisoners, and refugees. Dr. Ebadi has lived in exile in the U.K. since 2009.
The program includes an interview with Dr. Ebadi regarding her work and advocacy for social justice and civil rights in Iran, often undertaken at great personal risk.
This event is co-sponsored by:
Office of the Provost
Office of International Initiatives
The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
The School of Modern Languages
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Parking is available in the deck adjacent to the hotel at 800 Spring Street