The George Washington University @ 730 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20006
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The 2018 CARE National Conference is a forum that brings together a diverse group of dedicated individuals to advocate for positive change for women and girls around the world and provide a strategic platform for global development experts and thought leaders involved in combating global poverty.
The CARE National Conference is an opportunity to take concrete, meaningful action that has a real-world impact, especially for women and girls.
Join us during the conference for several free events listed below. If you are interested in attending the full 2018 CARE National Conference, visit www.careconference.org to learn more, and to register.
WELCOME KEYNOTE WITH SALLY YATES - Monday, May 21, 2018, 1-2pm
Join us as we kick off the 2018 CARE National Conference with a look into CARE's widespread impact and outline CARE's policy and political goals for the year. This dynamic plenary will feature Sally Yates, Former Acting Attorney General who refused to defend the Muslim travel ban, Carla Hall, Co-Host, ABC s The Chew and CARE Chef Advocate, and Michelle Nunn, President and CEO, CARE and advocate voices from around the world.
FREE FILM SCREENING AND HAPPY HOUR - Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:30-10pm
+ Q&A with Soufra Director Thomas Morgan & CARE Chef Ambassador Asha Gomez (7:30 - 10 p.m.)
Join us for the D.C. premiere of Soufra (2017), the wildly inspirational story of Mariam, a refugee from Lebanon, as she and a team of fellow refugee women strive against daunting obstacles to improve their lives by launching a food truck business.
ALL-CONFERENCE PLENARY - Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 1-2pm
Hear from some of the nation's most inspiring leaders advocating for social justice and the rights of women and girls globally. Last year, Chelsea Clinton and Barbara Pierce Bush joined us for this session.
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