A&S presents Ambassador Attillah Shabazz

When Oct 01, 2009
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, UofL
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-3042
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A&S welcomes Ambassador Attillah Shabazz

  • Thursday, October 1, 2009
  • Chao Auditorium – Ekstrom Library
  • 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Ms. Shabazz, a producer, writer and diplomat, is one of the most sought after and captivating speakers in the United States, Europe, Africa and Central America.  She is the eldest of six daughters born to Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X Shabazz and graduate from the United Nations International School and Briarcliff College.

Among Ms. Shabazz’ extensive personal and professional accomplishments, includes:

  • Appointed as the Ambassador-at-Large by the Prime Minister of Belize,
  • International Cultural Affairs & Project Development advisor,
  • Member of the Switzerland-based World Economic Forum’s Task Force on the Digital Divide,
  • United Nations International School Alumnae, and
  • Serves on a number of international boards and humanitarian councils.

Ms. Shabazz has written op-ed commentaries and articles for numerous newspapers and periodicals and she recently had the honor of adding to the list of her published writings, the new foreword to her father’s classic, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and is completing her memoirs, titled From Mine Eyes.

This is an excellent opportunity to connect with an extraordinary personality, international official and talented individual.