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Spring 2007 Semester Events

Improved Pasture Resources in the Madiama Commune of Mali

Dr. Ozzie Abaye, Professor in Crop & Soil Environmental Science

The full title of Dr. Abaye presentation is Improved Pasture Resources in the Madiama Commune of Mali, West Africa: Working with women groups at the village levels.

Friday, April 13 at noon, Graduate Life Center (GLC) room C

Women and Gender in International Development: Gendered Perspectives from VT Alumni

Discussion Panel: Dr. Leena Kirjavainen, FAO Representative, Dr. Eija Pehu, Senior Advisor for Agriculture and Rural Development. World Bank, Dr. Mary Hill Rojas, Director, Women in International Unit, Chemonics International Inc., Dr. Ginny Seitz, Director, Social and Gender Assessment, Millennium Challenge Corporation.

Event Sponsors: Alumni Association, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, OIRED, VBI, and Women and Leadership in Philanthropy (Virginia Tech Women Making a Difference). Photos from the event

Monday, March 19 at 5:30 p.m. VBI Conference Center

Womens Roles in Development Links to National Competitiveness

Dr. Sharron Quisenberry, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Friday, February 9 at noon Graduate Life Center (GLC) room B