October 25 - WSRU Research Highlights: Making a difference - what does it mean? - Sylvia Cholodnuik
The Women's Studies Research Unit invites you to join us on Thursday, October 25 for Research Highlights
with humanitarian, mentor, counsellor and educator, Sylvia , who will be speaking on "Making a difference - what does it mean".
Date: October 25, 2007 4 - 5 pm
Location: October 25 4 - 5 pm, Upstairs Lounge at the Faculty Club
Travel, explore, gain new experiences and challenge your perspectives. Returning to Africa nine times over the last thirteen years has allowed Sylvia to do all of these things and more. Come and enjoy an armchair trip to Tshelanyemba, Zimbabwe. . .
Currently the manager of residences at the U of S, Sylvia Cholodnuik is a humanitarian, mentor, counsellor and educator. Sylvia spends her summers working at a grassroots level developing schools, hospitals and jobs for the community of Tshelanyemba, Zimbabwe in Africa. Her work helps to reduce the threat of poverty and AIDS and develop a self-sufficient community. In the winter she continues her work here, raising funds and awareness in Saskatoon through public presentations, and lectures.
Sylvia has received several awards for her development work, including the Alumni Humanitarian Award (2007), Lewis Perinbam Award in International Development (2006), and the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for community development and social activism (2000).
For further information on Sylvia Cholodnuik's work in Africa, see the following webpage:
Reaching Africa: Sylvia Cholodnuik's New Community