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Camden Conference Community Event: Film & discussion of “In the Wake of Modern Life, Women are Becoming Leaders” with Greenlandic journalist, Inga Hansen

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

The Camden Conference and Camden Public Library present Inga Hansen, Greenlandic journalist who is well known for her journalistic work on the circumpolar indigenous Arctic, has traveled widely throughout the region, speaks the languages, and has specialized in writing about Indigenous cultures and affairs.  She will appear via Zoom to discuss her film “In the Wake of Modern Life, Women are Becoming Leaders,” which will be followed by a Q & A on October 20 at 6:30pm. Please contact jpierce@librarycamden.org for a link to the film and discussion.

Hansen’s film, “In the Wake of Modern Life, Women are Becoming Leaders” covers a real story about contemporary issues in Greenland and the ways one is able to have a career and earn a living. In the film she documented the gender gap between men and women in education and the impact their choices have upon their careers.

Inga Hansen, is the editor of Indigenous Matters of the Jewels of the North Atlantic & Arctic, JoNAA. Greenlandic journalist and awarded television reporter with 27 years experience from the newsdesk of KNR, Greenland’s State Television along several years of magazine journalism and radio programs in for broadcast in Greenland and Denmark. She studied journalism in Iceland, Sweden, Denmark and Greenland and has a BA in Radiophonic Narration. Hansen is well known for her journalistic work on the circumpolar indigenous Arctic, has traveled widely throughout the region, speaks the languages and has specialized in writing about Indigenous cultures and affairs. She is advisor on indigenous culture and knowledge in face of the modern challenges of economic development and climate change in the Arctic for Anvio Research. Inga Hansen earned her Masters of Sàmi Journalism from an Indigenous Perspective.

Check out the Camden Conference 2021 list of suggested reading at: https://www.camdenconference.org/suggested-reading-list-2021-conference/

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