Speaker to address human rights
RACINE — Dr. Sanjukta Chaudhuri, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire researcher and American Association of University Women American Fellow, will speak on “A Life Course Model of Human Rights Realization, Female Empowerment and Gender Inequality in India,” during the Racine AAUW meeting Saturday, Oct. 5, at Infusino’s Banquet Hall, 3201 Rapids Drive.
Registration is at 9 a.m., breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and program at 10:30 a.m. Reservations can be made by sending a $10 check, made out to Racine AAUW, to Pat Holt, P.O. Box 214, Somers, WI 53171. The deadline for reservations is Sept. 30.
While the program can be attended free of charge, reservations are still requested in order to have enough seating. Call (262) 859-3085.
Chaudhuri, who holds a PhD in economics from the City University of New York, joined the UW-Eau Claire staff as assistant professor of economics in 2008. She is the recipient of an AAUW American Fellowship through the Della M. Wendt American Fellowship and the Della M. Wendt Centennial American Fellowship. Della Wendt was a long time Racine AAUW member.
The speaker’s research specialization is the economics of gender inequality, including gender gap in infant and child mortality, women’s empowerment and gender issues in South Asia.
To find out more about Racine AAUW, go to www.racineaauw.org or www.facebook.com/racineaauw.
Receiveyour FCC licenses Oct. 5
RACINE — The Racine/Kenosha American Radio Relay League Volunteer Examiner Team will conduct examinations for Federal Communications Commission amateur radio licenses from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Faith United Methodist Church, 1013 Harmony Drive.
Those wishing to upgrade existing licenses should bring their current original FCC issued license, plus any additional certificates of successful completion along with two photocopies of each.
Applicants must have photo identification or two types of identification showing current address. The cost is $15. For more information, call Wes Andersen (N9YE) at (414) 301-9358 or send email to N9YE@arrl.net.