Gretchen Wallace, Director of Global Grassroots to Speak on Empowerment- Sept. 30


Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 6:30 p.m., Latour Conference Room

Gretchen Steidle Wallace incorporated Global Grassroots in 2004. The organization invests in early-stage social entrepreneurs in poor countries working for women's well-being. Its primary mission is to unite, empower, and support relief of poor, distressed and underprivileged women worldwide. Co-author of her brother's memoirs, The Devil Came on Horseback, as well as producer of a documentary by the same name, she will speak about her experiences and about empowering others through social entrepreneurship.