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Grandmother Power, Book Launch
Monday, October 29, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
A Global Phenomenon
Celebrate the launch of Grandmother Power, the new book by Paola Gianturco, with Women’s eNews and Paola on Monday, October 29.
Join us at the Women’s eNews HQ to hear a slide talk about Paola's work followed by a book signing, celebrate the achievements of grandmothers around the world and enjoy light refreshments
A new, unheralded global grandmothers movement is changing the world. Activist grandmothers are using their power to fight for peace, justice, human rights and a better world for grandchildren everywhere. And they are succeeding. This book includes 120 grandmothers’ stories in 15 countries on five continents.
Photojournalist Paola Gianturco has documented women’s lives in 55 countries and has now created five books as philanthropic projects.
Her images have been exhibited at the United Nations, UNESCO, The US Senate, The Field Museum/Chicago, The International Museum of Women / San Francisco, The Museum of the African Diaspora/San Francisco, The Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington DC. She has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN and NPR. Her pictures have been published in Marie Claire, Harpers Bazaar, The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Read coverage of Paola's work in Finland on Women's eNews http://womensenews.org/story/cultural-trendspopular-culture/070705/finnish-women-reflect-at-superwoman-in-mirror
For more information about Paola's book visit:: http://www.globalgrandmotherpower.com/
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Women's eNews and YWCA of Brooklyn
Women's eNews is a nonprofit news service covering issues of concern to women in English and Arabic.
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