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U.S Embassy Guest speaker hosts an Enrichment Session for ACCESS Students from Rustavi

Georgia | English Access Microscholarship Program | 29 Mar 2012


On March 29, Access Program students from Rustavi attended an enrichment session hosted by a guest speaker from the U.S Embassy in Georgia – Vicky Thomson at the American Corner in Rustavi. The enrichment activity was devoted to Women’s History Month and Women in the Civic Life of the United States.

Access Program students got acquainted with the stories of two American ladies: Julia Child and Katherine Graham, who had changed American social life, one - as an absolutely fabulous chef, and another – as a journalist and a newspaper owner.

Presentation was followed by a discussion of the role of women in Georgian and American societies, female heroines in the history of America and Georgia and gender equality in the U.S.A and other countries.

Access Program students showed great interest to the subject and expressed hope that gender issues are paid increased attention in their home country in the future.

“Georgia has great traditions of clever and talented women leaders”, Omar Omarov, Access Program student from Rustavi said after the session. “We might not have achieved gender equality yet in Georgia, but it sure is on the horizon. I am a believer!”

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