Moraine Park to host Rwandan genocide survivor Feb. 11

by abemis3. February 2014 12:03

Moraine Park Technical College is pleased to welcome Jaqueline Murekatete, internationally recognized human rights activist and genocide survivor, as a guest speaker at Moraine Park’s Fond du Lac campus Tuesday, Feb. 11, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the cafeteria.

Born in Rwanda in 1984, Murekatete was not yet 10 years old when she lost her entire immediate family and most of her extended family to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. 2014 marks the 20-year anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide. 

Murekatete has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Teen Vogue, Glamour and People. She has also appeared on CNN, PBS, NBC, ABC, MTV and many other worldwide media outlets. 

The event is free to the public. Registration is preferred but not required, please contact Samantha Saeger, student involvement specialist, at or 920-924-3101 to register. 

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