Ela Gandhi to discuss United Nations’ sustainable development goals Sept. 2

Published: August 13, 2021

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The Honorable Ela Gandhi of Durban, South Africa, will discuss sustainable development with students in CCEN 3200: Leadership for a Global Society in a class session open to the public via zoom on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m.

Ela Gandhi, the granddaughter of Mahatma and Kasturba Gandhi, is the founder and chairperson of the Gandhi Development Trust, which promotes Gandhian thought and values. Gandhi was a member of parliament in South Africa from 1994 to 2004. In 2002, she received the Community of Christ International Peace Award, and in 2007 she was awarded the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award by the Government of India. To learn more about the Gandhi Development Trust, visit www.gdt.org.za.

Visitors who would like to join the class via zoom can register their attendance with Mark Wilson at mwilson@auburn.edu by Sept. 1 at 5 p.m.

Submitted by: Maiben Beard