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Monday, October 17
6:00 pm

Happy Hour with Women Members of European Parliament

Heartland Brewery
1285 Avenue of the Americas (at 51st) Subway: B/D/F/V/N/R/Q to Rock Ctr; 1 to 50th

Join Members of DL21C's Women's Issues and Foreign Affairs Committees for a happy hour welcoming a delegation of Women Members of European Parliament from the democratic and progressive left.
The MEPs are from Hungary, Romania, the Netherlands, and the UK.  We'll also be joined by NYC elected officials and civic leaders.
Join us for some great after-work drinks, snacks, and transatlantic networking and discussion of current issues facing women on both sides of the Atlantic....including a conversation about whether/how the Occupy Wall Street movement has affected Europe.
This event is free, but please RSVP.
See you Monday night!
To learn more about the PES, the social-democratic party of Europe, visit: www.pes.org
 
About the MEPs:
Zita Gurmai - Hungary
President PES Women, Vice-President Foundation for European Studies, Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, MSZP
Rovana Plumb - Romania
Member of the European Parliament, Member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, PSD
Viorica Dancila - Romania
Member of the European Parliament, Member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Substitute for Committee on Regional Development
Marije Laffeber - Netherlands
International Secretary & Member PvdA Executive Committee PES presidency member
Fiona Williams, OBE - UK
Emeritus Professor, Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities University of Leeds
Judit Tanczos
Foundation for European Studies, Junior Policy Adviser on Gender issues