Verónika Mendoza, a 2016 candidate for Peru’s presidency, will take part in “The Revolution is Feminist: Women Leadership in Latin America” on April 14.

Verónika Mendoza

Verónika Mendoza, a 2016 candidate for Peru’s presidency, will take part in “The Revolution is Feminist: Women Leadership in Latin America,” a panel discussion on April 14, 5 p.m. at New York University’s Silver Center for Arts and Science (100 Washington Square East [at Washington Place], Hemmerdinger Hall).

Mendoza, a defender of the rights of women and the LGBT community and seen as an emerging voice and presence in South American politics, will be joined by Claudia Salazar, the award-winning author of the novel “Blood of the Dawn”, and anthropologist Pamela Calla, a professor at NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, who will moderate the conversation.

The event is free and open to the public. Space limited to availability. To RSVP, please click here: http://bit.ly/2padvhw. Reporters wishing to attend must RSVP to Omar A. Dauhajre at omar.dauhajre@nyu.edu.

The conversation will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation.

For more information, please call 212.998.8683. Photo ID is required to enter the building.

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