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BPW Langley March Dinner Meeting with Thuy Do.

17apr5:30 pm8:30 pmBPW Langley March Dinner Meeting with Thuy Do.5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Details

On Wednesday, April 17th, our guest speaker will be Thuy Do, a Ph.D student in gender, sexuality, and Women’s Studies from SFU. The title of her talk is: “Leadership and Management Capacity of Intellectual Women: Perspective from Society and from Intellectual Women”.

SEAT SALE FOR FOR APRIL MEETING! Close to 20% OFF the regular price. April 30th is BPW Langley's fiscal year end and we are also having our Annual Membership Drive. This means, if you are not a member, you will be able to attend at the BPW Langley Member's Price. That's $26 per person instead of $32.

BPW Langley Resolutions Discussion: We will also be discussing resolutions that we can work on as women, to help others in our Langley community. Two topics recently discussed at our meetings are:

1) Require more Government Funding for Legal Aid to help the provinces most vulnerable and marginalized citizens.”and 2) Require more health care professionals in the area.

Bring your own concerns and/or ideas for resolutions and join in on the discussion. Everyone is welcome!

Business & Professional Women (BPW) Langley is a great group of heart-centered women from all walks of life. We’re part of an international business & professional women’s group with clubs in over 120 countries on 5 continents. Find out about our exciting new plans and programs to advocate for and empower women. Great networking also happens but we're so much more than that. We take action, advocate and make a difference for women in our communities!

More about our speaker, Thuy Do:

Thuy Do received her MA in International Development and Social Change from Clark University in 2012 in which she was funded a full scholarship by the Ford Foundation. Thuy holds her bachelor’s in Development Economics from Nong Lam University. She is a team member of the Gender Working Group and Intellectual Woman Association in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D.

at Simon Fraser University, Thuy was a full-time lecturer and researcher at Hoa Sen University (HSU) and a visiting lecturer at Ton Duc Thang University. In addition, Thuy was a research consultant for International Organization for Migration and Family Health International 360. Thuy was also a visiting researcher at Gender and Society Research Center at HSU where she was an active research team member in several projects.

In summer 2016, Thuy was a coordinator of a Fulbright Specialist Project on Liberal Education which brought her group an outstanding project award of the year for its widespread impact on lecturers and staff. Thuy was also awarded by HSU for an excellent teaching award of the year 2016. Her research interests are gender politics and identity, migration, multiculturalism, economic development, and Vietnam culturalism.

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(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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