March 05, 2019 5:00PM - 9:00PM
2nd Annual Gershenson Lecture featuring Caryl Stern, President & CEO of UNICEF USA
Join Interfaith Ministries for our 2nd Annual Gershenson Lecture on March 5th at 7:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Sponsored by IM’s women’s initiative, IMpower, this community-wide event will feature Caryl Stern, President & CEO of UNICEF USA, one of our world’s most notable organizations working toward the day when no child dies from preventable causes. The evening will also feature a special fireside chat with Caryl and Lisa Falkenberg, a Pulitzer Prize Journalist and now Houston Chronicle’s Editor of Opinion. A dessert reception will follow the lecture.
Caryl Stern was named one of “25 Women Changing the World in 2017” by People Magazine, “20 Most Influential Moms of 2017” by Family Circle, “25 Moms We Love” by Working Mother Magazine and “Ten Women to Watch” by Jewish Women International. She is a dynamic changemaker, author, executive, public speaker, mother of three and grandmother of two. Caryl has a deep understanding of the challenges of refugees and the need to help children throughout our world. She has traveled to over 30 countries in support of UNICEF’s work and has spearheaded the organization’s emergency relief efforts for children affected by disasters, including the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the 2011 East Africa drought, the Ebola and Zika epidemics and the ongoing global refugee and migrant crisis.
General Admission: $15
Reserved Seating: $50
Host Committee: $250