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Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Barack Obama, will speak on leadership and service, March 17, in the University Union.
Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Barack Obama, will speak on leadership and service, March 17, in the University Union.
Maya Soetoro-Ng, sister of President Barack Obama, will give a speech on leadership and service at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, in the University Union Ballroom.

The lecture is sponsored by Sacramento State’s Cooper-Woodson College Enhancement Program, UNIQUE Programs and the Departments of Pan African Studies, Asian American Studies and Ethnic Studies.

Ng was invited to speak by Boatamo Mosupyoe, director of CWC. She and Ng are board members of Global Majority, a non-profit organization promoting non-violent conflict resolution.

Ng, who was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, is a high school teacher at a school for girls in Hawaii. She teaches world cultures, U.S. history and the Constitution and Peacemakers, a course she designed on the power of nonviolence. She is also a lecturer at the University of Hawaii’s College of Education where she teaches multi-cultural education and the history of education.

She holds a master’s degree in secondary education and a doctorate in international comparative education. She and her husband Konrad have a four-year-old daughter, Suhaila.

For more information on the visit, contact Mosupyoe at (916) 278-7570. For media assistance, contact Sacramento State’s Public Affairs Office at (916) 278-6156.






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