Sheryl WuDunn Visits Winter Park Institute

October 15, 2012

Sheryl WuDunn

A capacity crowd gathered inside Alfond Sports Center On October 10 to hear Pulitzer Prize-Winning journalist Sheryl WuDunn speak about the oppression of women worldwide. (Photo by David Noe)

"There are anywhere between 60 million and 100 million missing females in the global population today. That’s why we think this is the major moral challenge of our time."


Sheryl WuDunn

Throughout her address, WuDunn shared stories of how aid and micro-financing can have an impact on liberating women from poverty and slavery. (Photo by David Noe)

"We think that educating girls and bringing women into the formal labor force is one of the best ways to fight povery and fight terrorism."

Sheryl WuDunn

WuDunn concluded the evening with a signing of her book Half the Sky, this year's Summer Reading program selection. (Photo by David Noe)

"I would like to leave you with this thought: you can actually participate in this movement."

For more information on Sheryl WuDunn, please visit the Winter Park Institute website

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