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A Taste of Lasell Village

Please join us for an afternoon of engaging conversation with residents and students, a stimulating presentation, and tours.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Changing Gender Roles in West Africa
Personal stories of two Lasell College Graduates

Pam Alakai and Daniel Noufé are both from polygamous families in West Africa. They will talk about how polygamy has shaped the role of women in their countries and how they have experienced it through their gender perspectives.   Pam Alakai is from Yaounde, Cameroon and Daniel Noufé, from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Join us as they share their personal stories about the changing roles of women as a new generation arises.

Schedule:
1:30 - 2:00 pm             Registration and refreshments
2:00 - 3:00 pm             Program
3:15 - 4:15 pm              Tours                                                                 

About the Presenters:

Pamela Alakai left Cameroon in 2008 to study in Trieste, Italy for 2 years. She came to the US in 2010 and earned her BA degree at Colby College. She will receive her Masters in Management at Lasell College this May with a concentration in Project Management.

Daniel Noufé earned his BA in English and a MA degree in Business English and worked with women’s economic interest groups as a trainer before leaving Burkina Faso. He came to the United States in 2015 to study at Lasell College and will receive his Masters in Management this May with a concentration in Project Management.