NYU HOSTS SOUTH AFRICAN FIRST LADY On Tuesday, February 29th, New York University’s Office for African American, Latino and Asian Student Services and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service will host a talk by the First Lady from South Africa, Zanele M. Mbeki. Mrs. Mbeki, who is involved in various national and international organizations promoting South African women’s economic empowerment, will speak about social and economic development in poor communities. Mrs. Mbeki will be accompanied by Wendy Elizabeth Lucas-Bull, one of the best-known businesswomen in South Africa, and Dr. Herman Wrice, the founder and director of the anti-drug organization Mantua Against Drugs. Ms. Lucas-Bull is a management board member of Rand Merchant Bank, and the chairwoman of Business Against Crime. Dr. Wrice’s anti-drug programs have been successful in numerous cities throughout the United States; he is the recipient of several community awards, and most recently, he has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Date: Tuesday, February 29th, 2000 Time: 8:30 a.m. Breakfast reception; 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Talk Place: New York University Ben Snow Room, Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, 12th Floor

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