Originally posted Nov 7, 2010 9:42 PM by Project Africa [ updated Nov 7, 2010 10:20 PM ]
In case you missed it!
Project Africa and The Mantle hosted the following guests to speak after a screening of The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo. The screening was part of CONGO WEEK III and was the first in Project Africa and The Mantle’s African Revolutions Series.
Maurice Carney is a co-founder and Executive Director of the Friends of the Congo. He is an independent entrepreneur and human rights activist who has fought with Congolese for fifteen years in their struggle for human dignity and control of their country.He has worked as a research analyst at the nation’s leading Black think tank the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. While at the Joint Center, Mr. Carney worked with civic associations in West Africa providing training on research methodology and survey. He served as the interim Africa working group coordinator for Reverend Jesse Jackson while he was Special Envoy to Africa. Mr. Carney also worked as a research consultant to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation addressing issues such as the socio-politcal condition of African American communities.
Dr. Mamadou Otto Diallo is an epidemiologist and Senior Project Manager of the Monitoring & Evaluation Unit at the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP), Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health.
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