The event will be hosted by the United Nations Association of the USA-Westchester Chapter and the Rye Historical Society.
The event will feature Judy Cheng-Hopkins, who has been the United Nations assistant secretary-general for peacebuilding support since 2009. Her U.N. career spans more than 30 years of development and humanitarian work in Africa and Asia, with a 10-year stint in the field in Africa. She is a citizen of Malaysia and lives in Westchester with her family.
The honored guest will be Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the first woman to be elected conference leader of the New York State Legislature.
The program will be followed by a Q & A session and discussion moderated by Marcia Brewster, president of UNA-Westchester.
Registration will begin at 2:30 p.m., and the event will be 3 to 5 p.m. at the Square House Museum, 1 Purchase St., Rye. Refreshments will be served following the program.
Space is limited. Online registration will close at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 9.
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