Saturday, November 10, 2:00 p.m.
Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon
Menlo Park Library Community Room, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park
An unheralded grandmothers' movement is changing the world. Insurgent grandmothers are using their power to fight for a better future for grandchildren everywhere. And they are succeeding. Grandmother Power profiles activist grandmothers in fifteen countries on five continents who tell their compelling stories in their own words.
Gianturco's full-color images and her heroines' amazing tales make Grandmother Power an inspiration for everyone, and it cements the power of grandmothers worldwide. Please visit http://globalgrandmotherpower.com/ for additional information.
Paola Gianturco, a grandmother herself, has documented women’s lives in 55 countries. Her work has been exhibited at UNESCO’s Paris headquarters; United Nations’ New York headquarters; Chicago’s Field Museum; San Francisco’s International Museum of Women; and many other venues. Her previous work includes Women Who Light the Dark (2007¡ Viva Colores! A Salute to the Indomitable People of Guatemala; Celebrating Women and In Her Hands, Craftswomen Changing the World (2004).
All author royalties will be donated to the Stephen Lewis Foundation's Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign, which provides grants to African grandmothers who are raising AIDS orphans.
Location: Street: Menlo Park Library Community Room Additional: 800 Alma St. City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)