International Women’s Day Celebration Hosted by I-MERIT

International Women’s Day Celebration Hosted by I-MERIT

In acknowledgement of International Women’s Day, I-MERIT will be sponsoring the event Women’s Leadership: A Priority in the UN Post 2015 Agenda. Bettina Hausmann, president & CEO of UNA-USA San Diego, will be presenting on the importance of women in leadership and in the United Nations specifically. Hausmann leads annual delegations to the United Nations comprised of UN members and selected community members. Over the last ten years, she has regularly been attending high-level plenary meetings and panels at the United Nations in New York City and Europe, including the annual Commission on the Status of Women, Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights Council.

This is a free event open to Alliant students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community.

“International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women.” – Official UN website.

Event details:

Thursday, March 19, 5-7 p.m. at the Alliant San Diego Campus in Zable Hall.

To RSVP, contact Dr. Estela Matriano ( or Carole Caparros (

We hope to see you there!