Tostan Executive Director Molly Melching is a featured speaker at the 2010 Women’s Conference  in Long Beach, CA—presenting an opportunity to share Tostan’s experience with over 30,000 participants.  The theme of this year’s   conference is “It’s time…,” a call to action for women to come together to change their own lives, their communities, and the world for the better.
The conference is a gathering of extraordinary women leaders, politicians, and celebrities for three days of events, performances, and interactive sessions focused on women’s empowerment for change.  Melching will speak about Tostan’s work to empower women in Africa to abandon female genital cutting  during a special break-out conversation on Tuesday, October 26, titled “Overcoming the Unimaginable,” part of the conference’s  » Main Event: It’s Time to be an Architect of Change . »
Click here to see a full list of conference participants. Click here to read Molly’s profile.