296Aug 14, 2013
Human Trafficking Prevention
Maya Soetoro-Ng talked about the challenges relating to ending trafficking and exploitation of women and children. She focused on strategies which emphasized education, victim assistance, and ...
18,142Sep 4, 2012
2012 Democratic National Convention, Day One
The first night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included presentation of the party platform for a final vote by delegates. Speakers included former President Jimmy Carter, who spoke ...
495Apr 15, 2011
Book Discussion on Ladder to the Moon
Maya Soetoro-Ng, President Obama’s sister, presented her children’s book, Ladder to the Moon, to children at the Tenley-Friendship Library in Washington, D.C. ...
589Dec 3, 2009
Book Discussion on Surviving Against the Odds
A panel discussion was held to celebrate the launch of S. Ann Dunham’s book Surviving Against the Odds: Village Industry in Indonesia (Duke University Press, December 2009). The book is ...
132Aug 25, 2008
Maya Soetero-Ng 2008 Convention Speech
Barak Obama’s sister Maya Soetero-Ng spoke to delegates at the Democratic National Convention.
7,683Aug 25, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 1
The opening day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado focused on Senator Barack Obama’s background, experience, character, and vision for ...
129Jul 17, 2008
Women for Obama Event
Maya Soetoro-Ng, Barack Obama’s half-sister, attended a “Women for Obama” reception at Mise en Place, a downtown restaurant in Tampa, Florida. She spoke about Senator ...