Monthly Archives: February 2019

Women’s Day

Come Celebrate International Women’s Day

Saturday March 9, 2019 11:30 am
Dragon Rouge Restaurant
2337 Blanding Ave, Alameda
with Veronica Ufoegbune Ed.D.

A personal perspective on education for girls and women in 
Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities.

Dr. Ufoegbune (oof-way-boo-nay) is currently Director of Headstart for the City of Oakland. A native of Nigeria, she received her BA in Modern European languages (French and German) at University of Benin, Nigeria. Veronica is a dedicated specialist in Early Childhood Education and received an MA in Education from Mills College and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Pepperdine University. Formerly Executive Director of UC Berkeley Early Education Program, she is also an adjunct education instructor at Chabot College and CSU East Bay. She is an active supporter of girls’ education and the rights of girls, youth and women in Nigeria and globally. She is on the Board of the United Nations Association-East Bay and Chair of the UN Flag Day.

$35 all inclusive

Appetizers: Crispy Calamari and Mango Vietnamese Salad

Entrees: Grilled Lemongrass Pork Chops and Dragon Fire Garlic Noodles with Tofu. Steamed Rice

Dessert : Green tea ice cream

Beverages: Iced Tea, Coke, Sprite, Water

RSVP by March 2. Send Check for $35 to Penny Washbourn, 510-748-7455 .

501 Lagunaria Lane, Alameda 94502. Made out to AAUW-Alameda Branch.