6:00 p.m. – The Family of Woman Film Festival – Bonni Curran Memorial Lecture: Meagan Fallone Carnahan -
The 2014 Family of Woman Film Festival is proud to present the first Bonni Curran Memorial Lecture for the Health and Dignity of Women, which will honor Curran who was a physician, loving mother and wife, humanitarian and a supporter of the festival from its inception.
Meagan Fallone Carnahan, Head of Global Strategy for Barefoot College will be the inaugural speaker on Thursday, March 6, at 6 p.m. at the library. Fallone is responsible for international coordination of the Women’s Barefoot Solar Engineering program, and has been a field presence in more than 26 countries since joining Barefoot College in 2011. Based in India, the college is the subject of “Rafea: Solar Mama,” which will screen at this year’s festival. Championing women in the developing world, she speaks regularly on the power of women as agents of sustainable change and poverty reduction. For more information, visit www.barefootcollege.org.