Join Us in the “Culture of Silence” on FGM Hosted by Doris Dzameshie

Do you believe that FGM is practiced in the U.S.?  What are your thoughts on how far we have come towards the goal of eradicating FGM in the world?

On Thursday, July 23, 2015, The African Immigrants & Senior Citizen Institute will collaborate with Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation in a teleconference discussion on the culture of silence in the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM).

The discussion is hosted by Ms. Beatrice Doris Dzameshie as part of her lecture series on empowering women.  Her guest panelists are Angela Peabody and Amie Jallah, President and Vice President of Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation respectively.

We invite you to join the 90-minute discussion during the Q&A by dialing in at (712) 775-7035, and when prompted, enter the conference access code, 237209#.  The discussion begins at 8:00pm Eastern Time and ends promptly at 9:30pm Eastern Time.

For more information on the teleconference, please contact the African Immigrants & Senior Citizen Institute at (301)875-3610 or send an email to You are not required to register prior to the teleconference; you may dial in at 8:00pm and you will be entered into the conference.  We look forward to speaking with you on the call!