08.27.2012 Vandana Shiva Coming to L.A.

Vandana Shiva - Oct 30

Public Lecture at Loyola Marymount University

Seeds of Hope and Freedom

Vandana Shiva world-renowned food activist, environmental activist, and social justice activist is coming to Los Angeles this October!

Save the date: Tues Oct 30, 7pm
at Loyola Marymount University in Westchester/LA 90045

Registration announcements will be forthcoming but this is a save the date notice. To have the Environmental Change-Makers notify you when LMU opens the registration period, leave your contact information here http://transitionla.wufoo.com/forms/vandana-shiva-seeds-of-hope-and-freedom/

We anticipate that in this year of the election about GMO labeling, there will be considerable interest in hearing Dr Shiva’s talk. You are welcome to circulate news about this event widely. flier at https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8_QT3rCgTDtbllvb1ZoaV9JRjA/edit?pli=1

Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental leader and thinker. Director of the Research Foundation on Science, Technology, and Ecology, she is the author of many books

Dr Shiva is a leader in the International Forum on Globalization, along with Ralph Nader and Jeremy Rifkin. She addressed the World Trade Organization summit in Seattle, 1999, as well as the World Economic Forum in Melbourne, 2000. In 1993, Dr Shiva won the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize (the Right Livelihood Award). In 2010, she was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize for her commitment to social justice. The founder of Navdanya (nine seeds), a movement promoting diversity and use of native seeds, she also set up the Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology in her mother’s cowshed in 1997. Its studies have validated the ecological value of traditional farming and been instrumental in fighting destructive development projects in India.

Before becoming an activist, Dr Shiva was one of India leading physicists. She holds a master’s degree in the philosophy of science and a PhD in particle physics. To get on Dr Shiva’s mailing list and Friends of Navdanya, email KumKumbhas@aol.com

Source: TransitionLA “Vandana Shiva Coming to L.A.” to Seeds. 25 Aug. 2012

Vandana Shiva
Source: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8_QT3rCgTDtbllvb1ZoaV9JRjA/edit?pli=1