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A Talk with Aurélie Salvaire: Balance the World!


A Talk with Aurélie Salvaire: Balance the World!

Join us at the Alliance Française de Karachi for a discussion with French social entrepreneur and Shift Balance founder Aurélie Salvaire as we discuss her new book about women-empowering, balance-making initiatives around the world called Balance the World. Bina Shah, president of the board of the Alliance Française, will be moderating the session.

Date: 13 Feb 2018
Time: Starts 6:30 PM
Place: Alliance Française de Karachi
Entry: Free entry, all welcome!

Aurélie Salvaire is a French social entrepreneur who has collaborated with Oxfam, Ashoka and Impact HUB networks, and launched the TEDxBarcelonaWomen event and community in
2012. She is also the founder of SHIFTBALANCE, a think-and-action tank collecting, producing and spreading information on everyday sexism and existing solutions. Last year, SHIFTBALANCE made a documentary called Maard Ban, interviewing different
Pakistani activists, artists and entrepreneurs on their understanding of masculinity and the need to rewrite a code of manhood. This documentary has been projected in different countries thanks to the support of the French Embassy and the network of French Alliances.

This book, which is available online for free, is an anthology of the most innovative solutions to bring greater gender equity around the world. It shares women-empowering, balance-making initiatives by tactic and topic (from education to politics, from leadership to violence) and concludes each chapter with practical recommendations on what readers can do on an individual basis. Let’s shift the balance together!

Since 1954, the Alliance Française de Karachi (AFK) has served as a thriving French language centre, cultural centre and event space in the heart of Clifton, Karachi. We regularly host artists, writers, performers and activists from around the world and welcome you to our public events, library, bookshop, art gallery and café.

Twitter: @asalvaire / @shift_balance
Facebook: asalvaire / Shiftbalance
Instagram: asalvaire / @shift_balance
Linked in: https://es.linkedin.com/in/asalvaire
Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/asalvaire1/videos

Aurélie Salvaire will also be speaking at the Karachi Literature Festival #KhiLF at Beach Luxury on 10 Feb at 12:15 PM in the main garden on a panel titled "#MeToo: Gender issues today" moderated by #AFKarachi president Bina Shah.




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