The Metro Detroit Chapter of the US Committee for UN Women Celebrates Its First Anniversary at the Women of Vision Exhibit

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Lori Blaker, President/CEO of TTi Global and The Metro Detroit Chapter of the US Committee for UN Women, celebrates the chapter’s first anniversary, (which launched last year on United Nations Day) with a special group tour of the National Geographic’s Women of Vision exhibit at Cranbrook Institute of Science

On Friday, October 24th 2014, the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women will be guided through the National Geographic’s Women of Vision exhibit by Cranbrook staff member Janet Beylan. Women of Vision was curated by National Geographic Senior Photo Editor Elizabeth Krist, who selected the images that best represent the broad portfolios of 11 extraordinary female photographers.

Touring this exhibit is an exciting way to honor our chapter’s first anniversary and United Nation Day, states chapter President Lori Blaker. “This exhibit aligns with the values and aspirations of our chapter. It reflects the extraordinary strength and power of women around the world and the breath of their diversity. This exhibit is emotionally provocative and brings difficult issues to the forefront. It makes for a memorable experience.”

Women of Vision is a tribute to the spirit and the ambition of these journalists and artists who have created riveting experiences for millions through the insightful, sensitive, and strategic use of a camera. Their stories explore the realities of our world and the depths of what it means to be human in the 21st Century.

Fellow chapter member and writer Maureen McDonald will join the tour and discuss her adventures in co-authoring the book “One World”. The book is on display at the Women of Vision exhibit and examines the beauty of the diverse human population.

The event is being co-sponsored by TTi Global and Lisa Stella of Stella Wealth Management at Raymond James. The group tour is open to members and non-members alike. Individuals interested in participating in the tour may reserve their space by calling 248-853-5550.

About the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee of UN Women

The Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee of UN Women supports the efforts of The US National Committee by through advocacy, education and fundraising. The US National Committee (USNC) for UN Women is an independent non-profit, 501c3 organization that supports the mission of UN Women and social, political, and economic equality for women and girls around the world.

The group will host various events throughout the year and will advocate for global women’s issues and UN Women in communities around the country. The group will also work to support legislation on global women’s issues, especially on leadership, economic participation and ending violence against women.

Members and supporters are men, women, and children in cities around the country who give their time and resources to support a world where women of all ages have access to education and employment opportunities, and sustainable livelihoods that enable them to live free of gender-based violence.

About TTi Global

TTi Global provides staffing, learning, research and consulting solutions to industries across various sectors with automotive as a core focus. TTi Global oversees operations on five continents with offices spanning the globe, which include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela, UK and most recently Afghanistan.

With a staff of over 2000 employees in international operations, they offer a wide range of services, tailor made to drive business goals, including business consulting, research, staffing, workforce development and learning solutions. TTi Global world headquarters are located in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

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