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Empowering Women in Latin America: Keynote Address for International Education Week

Join Ambassador Lomellin (Retd.) for the International Education Week keynote address titled "Empowering Women in Latin America: My Advocacy at the Organization of American States and Inter-American Commission of Women."

International Education Week fosters global awareness and promotes leadership skills in our constantly growing and evolving global society. The 2023 theme for International Education Week is ‘Building Global Partnerships for a Sustainable Future.’ For more information about this event or to see a full calendar of events for the week, visit this page here.

Ambassador Carmen Lomellin is a former U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) and the National Coordinator for the Presidential-level Summit of the Americas. Appointed by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate in November 2009, Ambassador Lomellin was responsible for advancing U.S. interests at the OAS and the Inter-American system as well as fostering regional cooperation and partnerships among OAS member states.

Ambassador Lomellin's talk will focus on the empowerment of women and girls in Latin America and her advocacy at OAS and the Inter-American Commission of Women.

Can't make it to the event in-person? The event will be webcast here:

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs, Toyota Auditorium
1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996

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Humanities & Social Sciences, Diversity & Inclusion, Law & Policy


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Families



Center for Global Engagement
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Will Jennings

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