Popular Media and Social Change

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Speakers
Roshaneh Zafar

Founder and Managing Director, Kashf Foundation

William Ryerson

Founder and President, Population Media Center

Presiders
Isobel Coleman

Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program; Council on Foreign Relations

Isobel Coleman hosts William Ryerson, founder and president of the Population Media Center, and Roshaneh Zafar, founder and managing director of the Kashf Foundation, for a discussion about harnessing popular media for social change, with emphasis on South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.

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