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03:00 pm


Rye, NY (Virtual)



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Program for the Day
The Past:
– Evolution of Women’s Rights Through Beijing and 25 Years After
Kristen Timothy Lankester
Coordinator of the UN 4th World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995); Deputy Director,
Division for the Advancement of Women, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (retired)

– Evolution of UN Peacekeeping Operations
H. E. Francis G. Okelo
Former Ambassador of Uganda and Special Envoy of the
Secretary-General to the Middle East Peace Process

The Present:
– The Effects of Covid-19 on Education in the United States and Abroad
Kaya Henderson
CEO of Reconstruction, a technology company delivering a K-12 supplemental curriculum
Former Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools

A Very Special Musical Tribute – Commemorating the UN’s 75th Anniversary
26 Ambassadors to the UN sing Michael Jackson’s hit: “Heal The World”
With a Special Introduction by Her Excellency Simona Miculescu (Romania)

The Future: Progress! Youth Panel Convened by UNA-Westchester
Moderator: Paul Presendieu
Chair, UNA Young Professional Program and Student Network Coordinator,
Federated Conservationists of Westchester County

Raina Kadavil
Global Product Marketing Specialist, MasterCard; CEO, Urban Refuge
Shane A. Osinloye
Executive Director, Singularity; President, Urban Legacy Foundation, Ltd.
Sameem Yousufzada
Project Manager, National Community Policing Initiative, Kabul, Afghanistan,
(before his arrival to the U.S. in early 2020)
Harshita Shet
11th Grade, Woodlands High School, Feminine Dignity Project
Anusha Vaish
5th grade, Anne Hutchinson School, Insect guardian (video).