Lowell Lecture

Rwandan Women Rising

Date & Time

June 13, 2017 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


First Parish Church in Cambridge
3 Church Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Driving Directions


Swanee Hunt chairs the Washington-based Institute for Inclusive Security. She served as U.S. ambassador to Austria (1993–97), She is the Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and CEO of Hunt Alternatives.

Presenting Organization

Cambridge Forum


Mary Stack (director@cambridgeforum.org, 617 495 2727)

Swanee Hunt will speak about her experiences in Rwanda from her new book "Rwandan Women Rising" which follows the story of the women who worked for peace after the genocide in 1994. Today 64% of the seats in the Rwandan parliament are held by elected women, a number unrivaled by any other nation.