Eco-Activist, Race Car Driver Munter to Speak
Nov 18, 2010
from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
|Where||Shirley Recital Hall, FAC|
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Leilani Munter, eco-activist and race-car driver, will be on campus as part of a free workshop entitled "Celebrity, Media and Social Movements." She will talk about her trips to Japan to observe dolphins and her work with activist groups to save them. An Academy-Award winning movie on the dolphins, entitled The Cove, will be screened and Joy Braunstein, head of the Carolina Raptor Center and instructor for a Salem not-for-profit management class this term on non-governmental organizations (NGOs), will facilitate a discussion about the impact of media and celebrity on movements, and when movements turn into NGOs. Free. To learn more about Munter, visit www.carbonfreegirl.com.