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March 1, 2019

SOTENI International presents “Celebration of Hope” – featuring guest speaker Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater (ret.) and special exhibition, “Mandela-Journey to Ubuntu” in its closing night at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

The evening will include hors d’oeuvres by Elegant Fare. Guests over 21 will enjoy an open bar during the welcome reception & immediately following the program, until 8:30 PM.

RSVP by February 25 - RESERVATIONS:

$100/one admission

$180/Two admissions

$700/ eight admissions (and name recognized in program)

Special student price (21+) - $75/one admission

Special Student price (18-21) - $30/one admission

SPECIAL CHILDREN’S PRICE (under 18) $25/one admission

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About guest speaker, Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater (ret.):

Ambassador Bridgewater has enjoyed a celebrated career as a United States Foreign Service Officer who has led diplomatic efforts that helped change the course of world events. Ambassador Bridgewater’s overseas tours were in Belgium, The Bahamas, Jamaica, South Africa, Benin and Ghana. She has the distinction of being the longest- serving U.S. diplomat in South Africa during the historic transition from apartheid to a non-racial government. Ambassador Bridgewater is currently Board Chair & CEO of The Africa Society.

About Special exhibition: “Mandela—Journey to Ubuntu” in its last night at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

This exhibit tells the story of Mandela’s life and his fight for equality, justice, and freedom. The exhibition provides a platform for a sharing of values so richly present in Mandela’s life to understand the role forgiveness, leadership, truth, and sacrifice play in overcoming the challenges we face in society today