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The 2018 Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Luncheon in support of the Women’s Endowment Fund will take place Friday, April 13, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg. Human rights activist, journalist, and best-selling author Sally Armstrong will keynote. A book-signing will take place immediately following the luncheon.

This can’t-miss event is sure to sell out quickly. Individual tickets are $200 (with a $150 charitable receipt) and tables of 10 are $2,000 (with a $1,500 charitable tax receipt).

Order your tickets online by clicking here and secure your seat today,



Who is Sally Armstrong?


Human Rights Activist | Journalist | Author

Sally Armstrong reported from conflict zones all over the world. From Bosnia and Somalia to Congo and Afghanistan, her eyewitness reports have earned her acclaim all over the world. Armstrong shares her experiences reporting from the front lines and imparts her audiences with the lessons she’s learned from the battlefields surrounding the complexities of “human rights” versus “human wrongs.”

In addition to her journalism, Sally is the author of the books Veiled Threat: The Hidden Power of the Women of Afghanistan; The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor; Bitter Roots, Tender Shoots: The Uncertain Fate of Afghanistan’s Women; and her most recent title, Ascent of Women: A New Age is Dawning for Every Mother’s Daughter.

Sally is a former member of the International Women’s Commission at the UN and a member of the Order of Canada. She is also the recipient of 10 honorary doctorate degrees and numerous awards, including a Jewish Women International Achievement Award for Human Rights for Women.




What is Sally Armstrong’s keynote topic?


Witness: Now that we know, what must we do?


Sally Armstrong will speak about her recent assignments with the Yazidi people in Iraq, about the ISIS atrocities they endured, and about people everywhere who are being affected by racism, xenophobia, and hatred. 
 
She has the remedy for how to respond.




Selected media coverage


Peter Mansbridge One-on-One interview:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aup6Q7TLn3w

Maclean’s article:

http://www.macleans.ca/news/world/the-real-faces-of-isis-sally-armstrong-reports-from-iraq/
 


If you have any questions, please contact the JFM office at 204.477.7520 or toll-free from the US/Canada at 1.855.284.1918.