Anuradha Bhagwati is a writer, activist, yoga and meditation teacher, and Marine Corps veteran. She founded the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN), which brought national attention to sexual violence in the military and helped repeal the ban on women in combat. She is a regular media commentator on issues related to national security, women’s rights, civil rights, and mental health.
Anuradha is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Susan B. Anthony Award from NOW-NYC, the India Abroad Publisher’s Special Award for Excellence, the National Women’s Law Center Champions for Women in the Military Award, the Vietnam Veterans of America Keeping Faith Award, and the Working Mother Multicultural Women’s National Conference Legacy Award.
This event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by UC Riverside's Department of English, LGBT Resource Center, Women's Resource Center, Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, Graduate School of Education, Media and Cultural Studies, Asian Pacific Student Programs, and Center for Ideas and Society.
Monday, April 15 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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