Emily Pasnak-Lapchick, manager of the End Trafficking Project at the U.S .Fund for UNICEFwill be the guest speaker at the final Wise Wonder Women Lecture Series sponsored by the Thursday Morning Club on Thursday, May 18, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Madison Community House. A luncheon will be served during the lecture.
She leads the creation of resources, in-person and online training, development of partnerships and the creation of Public Awareness Campaigns. Emily is a member of the Steering Committee for the NGO Committee to Stop Trafficking in Persons, serves on the board of More Too Life and is on the National Steering Committee for Fair Trade Campaigns. She was honored as a New Abolitionist in 2016.
Through her work, she has spoken on CNN International, at the United Nations and international conferences, at over 25 colleges and universities and has also worked with dozens of groups in an effort to take action against human trafficking. She was recently a finalist for the “Nonprofiteer of the Year” award. She is an honors graduate from Eckerd College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a founding member of Hope for Stanley, an organization committed to raising money and sending volunteers to New Orleans to assist post-Hurricane Katrina residents return home.
Reservations are necessary and the cost is $35 per person. Make checks payable to TMC, Wise Wonderful Women and mail to Wise Wonderful Women, TMC, P.O. Box 345, Madison, NJ 07940. For additional information, call 973-377-0244 or visit www.TMCMCH@yahoo.com.
The Thursday Morning Club is a member of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. It has over 270 active members who volunteer thousands of hours to the town of Madison as well as many neighboring communities.