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April 5, 2012
Dear Advocates to End Human Trafficking:  I am honored to be one of the panelists on April 9.  I look forward to seeing you.  You have beomce my heroes, for all that you do, to restore victims back to some normalcy in their lives and to fight for legislation which will upend hidden trafficking situations and prevent trafficking in persons ever again.  I am privileged to know you.  Yours, Betty
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Sponsored by University of South Carolina, Columbia College, and Marriott Hotel of Columbia
Monday April 9
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Columbia College
Colloquium featuring a number of prominent speakers discussing the empowerment of women at global, national, and local levels.
Wednesday April 11
6:00 – 7:00 pm
USC ~ Gambrell Hall
Sheryl WuDunn will be speaking with a book-signing to follow.
Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, is the author of Half the Sky, co-written with husband Nicholas Kristoff, a New York Times op-ed columnist.   Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, is a bestseller about the challenges facing women around the globe. It has been featured on Oprah WinfreyThe Colbert Report, and many other network television shows. Currently WuDunn is a senior managing director at Mid-Market Securities, an investment banking boutique serving growth companies in the middle market, including companies founded and run by women. She is also president of TripleEdge, a social investing consultancy, and a Senior Fellow at Yale University, co-teaching a course on global affairs.

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