Why You Should Care

Girls' Globe

Gladys Kalibbala, an award-winning journalist from Uganda, was a panelist last night, along with Jessica Yu, Academy Award winning film maker, and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Head of UN Women, at the UN Foundation event, Why We Care: Stories of Reproductive Health and discussion of the film Misconception. Gladys left Africa for the first time to attend the premiere of the film she was featured in at the Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday night, and to be a panelist at the event last night.

Jessica Yu, Director Misconception, speaking at the UN Foundation event. Photo Credit: Liz Fortier Jessica Yu, Director Misconception, speaking at the UN Foundation event. Photo Credit: Liz Fortier

Gladys developed the column, Lost (and Abandoned) Children, for Vision Group in Uganda. Gladys writes the stories of abandoned children to shed light on the issue and to make an attempt at reconnecting them with their families. In her community, children are often left at schools, in taxis, and at hospitals because their parents are desperate…

View original post 694 more words

Advertisements

About platners

Born & raised on the Texas border, left for the Navy @ 18. Got stationed in New England and somehow ended up in Southern California. Stayed for a decade. Decided to go back East, made a pit stop in Texas, got married & now live in NYC.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s