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Ivey and Western Law Students to Present at United Nations in New York City

March 12, 2009

The Ivey MBA Diversity Committee is proud to announce the following three presentations at the United Nations in NYC by business and law students under the support of the Ivey MBA Association, the Richard Ivey School of Business, and the University of Western Ontario's Faculty of Law. This initiative, organized by the student-run Ivey MBA Diversity Committee, makes the University of Western Ontario the first Canadian university to present at the UN's Economic and Social Council's Commission on the Status of Women's Annual General Meeting under the registration sponsorship of UN-accredited public policy agency, the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC):

March 6th 2009, 2pm, Grumm Room
Insite: Impact of Canada's Safe injection on HIV transmission and Treatment

March 10th 2009, 4pm, 11th floor
The Role of Shari'ah in Promoting Women's Rights

March 12th 2009, 2pm, Grumm Room
Efforts by Canadian Organizations to help reduce the Social Impact of HIV/AIDS

NCWC is a non-sectarian, non partisan federation of voluntary organizations, whose goal is to improve the quality of life for women and society. NCWC was founded in 1893 and has played a leading role in many of the milestones reached in Canadian social history. Responding to a variety of interests embraced by its affiliates, NCWC has been a leader in presenting developing issues to the government. From women′s equality, to children′s rights, public health reforms, national parks and inner city playgrounds, environmental and consumer protection, to citizenship and work, concerns of the NCWC have been wide-ranging and its influence far reaching. For more information, consult our web site at NCWC′s head office is at 205-251 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1X3.


Press Contacts:

Omar Ha-Redeye, Shari'ah Mar 10th presentation group member
JD candidate 2010

Pooja Sharma, Efforts by Canadian Organizations Mar 12th presentation group member
MBA candidate 2009

Tarun Agarwal, Ivey MBA Diversity Committee member and Efforts by Canadian Organizations Mar 12th presentation group member
MBA candidate 2009

Rashmi Bhat, NCWC Vice President, Ivey MBA Diversity Committee member and Efforts by Canadian Organizations Mar 12th presentation group member
JD-MBA candidate 2009

For more information contact:
Omar Ha-Redeye
Phone: 226 448 6627

Rashmi Bhat
Vice President
National Council of Women of Canada
Phone: 519-697-5454

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