Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 12:00pm

Presented by Sameena Nazir
Recipient, 2010 Benazir Bhutto Humanitarian Award

Sameena Nazir is the Executive Director of Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA) and President, Pakistan-Section of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). She is a human rights educator living and working in Pakistan.

PODA is a Pakistani NGO working for the promotion and protection of human rights in rural areas of Pakistan. Ms. Nazir is an organizer for human rights campaigns and works primarily with rural women and communities for progressive social change, gender equity and minority rights promotion.

Ms. Nazir will also speak Thursday evening, March 15 in Bulldog Auditorium, Olmsted Center, Drake University, 28th and University.

For more info: 515-282-8269 or