Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

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September 19, 2013

“An Evening with America Ferrera” on Monday, October 7 at 8:00PM at the Quick Center

 

Come check out “An Evening with America Ferrera” on Monday, October 7 at 8:00PM at the Quick Center.  In addition to acting, she is an advocate for women and children worldwide.

America Ferrera’s acting career met with early and award-winning success with the films The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Lords of Dogtown, and her lead role in the highly popular ABC series Ugly Betty to her credit.In addition to her work as an actress, her attention has turned to a number of important, international causes, including Save the Children and the documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Co-sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs.

Ferrera served as an artist ambassador for the global humanitarian organization Save the Children. She traveled to India with Nicholas Kristof to visit Urmi Basu and the New Light shelter.

Ferrera served as an artist ambassador for the global humanitarian organization Save the Children. She traveled to India with Nicholas Kristof to visit Urmi Basu and the New Light shelter.

 

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