May 25, 2012 Meeting

  • May 25, 2012.

New York University
Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
and the Network of East-West Women

present the 

Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

MAY 25

  NOTE CHANGED DATE! There is NO meeting May 18. THIS WILL BE THE LAST MEETING FOR THE SEMESTER.

DELINA FICO, Director for Civil Society Programs, East West Management Institute, New York, NY; Board Chair, Albanian Women’s Empowerment Network; Women’s rights activist, Albania. 

“On Mainstreaming Gender in Political Activism in Kosovo and Albania: How Women’s Groups Contribute to Political Debate and Activism.”

Friday 4:30-6:00 p.m.

at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

New York University
285 Mercer Street, 7th floor
(between Waverly and Washington Place)

DELINA FICO,  (MA in Political Science and MS in Nonprofit Management, The New School) and BA from Tirana University. She is a  feminist and civil society activist in the region since the early 1990s, particularly in Albania  and Kosovo and a long time member and board member of NEWW and NGOs and NGO networks in Albania, Kosovo, and the U.S.,  including the Open Society Foundation for Albania and Kosovo, women’s association “Refleksione”,  the Kosova Women’s Network and  the Women’s Center in Tirana (now the Gender Alliance for Development Center)..  She is co-founder of several leading organizations that work on women’s political and economic empowerment in Albania. She has  also worked with the Network Women’s Program of the Open Society Institute (NY), UNIFEM, the Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights, as well as at academic institutions, and other intra-governmental agencies in the Balkans, Central and Eastern Europe. She has taught  at Tirana University and NYU.  She has published on gender issues and civil society development, especially  on Albania and Kosovo.

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