Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Human rights author to speak at Saint Leo University

ST. LEO

University hosting human rights talk

Saint Leo University will host author, business executive and human rights advocate Sheryl WuDunn for an appearance at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Student Community Center. She will speak on women's empowerment globally.

Admission is free and the public is invited. Saint Leo University is at 33701 State Road 52.

WuDunn is co-author of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, written with her husband, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.

Next month, the university's Speaker Series will present renowned scientist Robert K. Musil, speaking on global climate change and environmental leadership. He will appear at 7 p.m. Feb. 18. Musil is the author of Hope for a Heated Planet: How Americans Are Fighting Global Warming and a book to be released in March, Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment.

For more information, contact Allyson Marino at [email protected] or at (352) 588-8662.

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