International Symposium on Education and Gender Equality

On October 20-21, 2017, at Wellesley College, join Sciences Po Paris, Wellesley College and the Consulate General of France in Boston to their International Symposium on Education and Gender Equality!
Register before October 6, 2017!!


The Suzy Newhouse Center at Wellesley College, Sciences Po Paris and the Consulate General of France in Boston invite you to an international symposium about education and gender equality on Friday October 20th and Saturday October 21st, 2017.


Intellectuals, scholars, artists, activists, and others from business and government, coming from the United States, France, India, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Congo, Haiti… will share their experiences regarding the challenge of gender equality. They will exchange good practices and offer solutions across disciplines to the audience. The public will have many opportunities to mingle and interact with the speakers.

Among our guest speakers are the French Minister for Gender Equality Marlène Schiappa, the famous writer and civil rights activist Angela Davis, the great Indian-American Filmmaker and Film Producer Mira Nair, the former French Ministers Christiane Taubira and Najat Vallaud-Belkacem… and many others!

The symposium is free and open to all!! Join the conversation!

You can register for a day or two, or you can come to one panel only, it is up to you!

To learn about our speakers and to register, please follow the link:

A gala diner is also organized on Friday October 20th which offers you the possibility to meet in person with some of our guest speakers.

Please visit our website for details:

Sponsor a table for 10, or get a seat, and enjoy a cocktail and a three-course dinner by La Voile at Tishman Commons Wellesley College!


  • A table for 10 and your name on a visual and on the symposium website: $3000
  • The non-tax deductible portion will be $1200
  • A seat for one person: $200
  • The non-tax deductible portion is $120

Gala Tickets are available at:

All proceeds will benefit the Resources USA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization promoting collaboration between the US and France to encourage Innovation in Science, Technology, and Higher Education.


This international symposium and the gala diner are sponsored by Sanofi, the “Foreign Trade Advisors of France” (CCEF-New England), the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Suzy Newhouse Center at Wellesley College, Sciences Po Paris and EGG, a full-service events planning and production agency.

Last modified on 31/08/2017

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