The Library Foundation encourages the community to read I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and visit onebookonebozeman.org to learn of the many activities around the book. Everything is free and open to the public unless other noted.
The Writer’s Voice, a joint writing contest with MSU, deadline is August 4. More details can be found at http://www.montana.edu/convocation/.
August activities include:
August 13, 12-1pm Bozeman Business & Professional Women, Holiday Inn, Baxter Lane, open to all, but fee involved. Panel discussion on the right to education, particularly for girls, in Pakistan and Montana moderated by Library Foundation Director Paula Beswick with panelists MSU President Waded Cruzado and Genevieve Chabot, founder & CEOof Iqra Fund.
August 22, 7pm Film showing of Girl Rising at the Emerson Center for Arts & Culture, sponsored by the Iqra Fund and The Traveling School.
August 21, 4-7pm The Global Chalk Campaign, by the Central Asia Institute provides activities on the Library Plaza for kids and families. We invite you to write, in chalk, why you think education should be a right for every child around the globe.
August 25, 6:45pm MSU Freshman Convocation at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse with keynote speaker Shiza Shahid, co-founder & CEO of the Malala Fund. This event is free and open to the public, but you will need a ticket. Tickets will be available at all Bobcat ticket outlets and online at www.ticketswest.com, with a limit of four tickets per person.
August 26, 8:30 am Community Conversation with Shiza Shahid at the Library. Shahid will speak to community members and answer questions in this opportunity to meet and talk with the co-founded for the Malala Fund.
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