Event - Jahajee Sisters Presents

Jahajee Sisters Presents

03.31.17, 6:00 pm

Jahajee Sisters Presents their 2017 Indo-Caribbean Women’s Empowerment Summit as they kick off their 10th Anniversary under the theme: “Celebrating Indo-Caribbean Women’s Feminism: 100 Years After the Abolition of Indentureship”

Program Schedule:

6-7pm | Light Refreshments & Networking

7-8:30pm | Panel on Indo-Caribbean Feminism with Artists, Activists & Academics and an Audience Q&A featuring:

  • Krystal Nandini Ghisyawan, PhD, Poet and Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Latino & Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University
  • Elizabeth Jaikaran, JD, Contributing Writer at Brown Girl Magazine and Literally, Darling
  • Lisa Outar, PhD, Independent Scholar and Editor of Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought: Genealogies, Theories, Enactments

8:30-9pm | Cultural Performances from Indo-Caribbean Artists

Please Note: This opening night event is for the entire community, please rsvp here.

The next day on 4/1, “A Day of Self & Community Care,” is limited to women, including trans women and gender nonconforming people. Here is a link to the eventbrite page with more information on the 2nd event for those interested.