Wed 8 March 2023 | 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tribe Tel Aviv’s Sunset Series: Drinking & Hanging with Great Speakers… Topic: International Women’s Day: Why is There Still a Glass Ceiling in Israel ?
When: Wednesday March 8 , 6:30 pm: Doors open for cocktails
7:30 pm: Speaker followed by mingling & more cocktails
Where: Capella Lounge, HaArba’a St 28, Tel Aviv
Who: Young Adults in their 20s & 30s only
Cost: No Charge, one drink minimum w/ discounted cocktails
RSVP: Register above on Eventbrite
What: Meet young Internationals & Israelis from TLV and beyond. Hear from influential writers, thinkers, professionals, and decision makers impacting Israel, Zionism & Jewish life. Our keynote speakers will schmooze for a bit followed by a Q&A session and then, its time to enjoy the mingling again (think beverage in hand?).
About the Talk:
Join us for Tribe Tel Aviv’s celebration of International Women’s Day, a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8. The day is a setting to focus on women’s rights issues like gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. This year we will discuss women’s rights in Israel and beyond with two champions of the cause including the Ambassador to Israel from Canada and an influential filmmaker who dedicates her life to telling the important stories of women around the world from her place in the Holy Land.
About the Speakers:
H.E. Ms. Lisa Stadelbauer
Ambassador Stadelbauer serves and Canada’s ambassador to Israel. The Ambassador’s first assignment abroad was in 1992 to Tel Aviv. Amb. Stedelbauer has served as Ambassador to Zimbabwe and Angola, and then to Somalia and Burindi, and as High Commissioner in Botswana, and then Kenya Rwanda and Uganda. In Ottawa the Ambassador then served in a number of functions, including Director of the Eastern and Southern Africa Division, Deputy to Canada’s Africa Personal Representative to the G8 and Director General of the Pan-Africa Bureau, and as Canada’s Representative to UN Environment and UN-Habitat.
About the Organization:
The 49% is a female-led media company using women’s storytelling to advocate for sustainable change. Through film, multimedia, and events, we focus on giving voice to underrepresented filmmakers and women’s stories which are rarely told.
About the Speaker:
Paula Kweskin is the founder and director of the global women’s rights non-profit organization, The 49%, a group dedicated to advancing global women’s rights through media and film. She is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer and human rights attorney and is the former founder and director of the Censored Women’s Film Festival.
Paula grew up in Charlotte, NC and received a J.D. and B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds and LL.M in Human Right and International Law from Hebrew University. She lives in Ra’anana with her husband and three children.
About Our Organization: Tribe Tel Aviv
Tribe Tel Aviv’s vision is to offer opportunities for young Jews in Tel Aviv to engage in Jewish life and learning in an open and friendly community of like-minded peers. We believe Jewish tradition and wisdom can inform and enrich our fast-paced lives, and enhance our role in contributing to Tel Aviv’s Jewish character and to the building of Israel as a Jewish state. Be part of the flourishing of Jewish life in Tel Aviv and a revitalization of the Zionist enterprise. Tribe Tel Aviv’s mission is to take the next step forward and cultivate the existing and diverse community of English-speakers into a more cohesive community centered around Jewish life, because after all, Judaism is a team sport.
Tribe Tel Aviv is generously supported by Am Yisrael Foundation // www.AmYisrael.com
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