There will be a special event in Halifax, Canada on Thursday, 5 February 2015. Three local universities have agreed to host Mende during International Development Week. Mende will share her personal story to raise awareness about modern slavery. It will take place at Mount Saint Vincent University in the Multipurpose Room, Rosaria Student Centre. Presentations will begin at 2:30 pm followed by the viewing of the BBC film she inspired, I AM SLAVE, at 4:00 pm. If you require any further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.