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Wamariya rounds out the Hardesty Festival of Ideas speakers

Clemantine Wamariya

As part of the 2020 Hardesty Festival of Ideas, Clemantine Wamariya, author of the WVU Campus Read “The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After,” will present “Building Community and the Power of Connection” today (Oct. 28) at 7 p.m. 

Wamariya will share her story of surviving the Rwandan genocide and her devotion to building strong relationships and cutting through the artificial boundaries between individuals to promote collaboration and create a more equal future.

Livestream will be available here 30 minutes before the start of the event. It will not be archived for viewing later.

Questions for the speaker can be emailed in advance of the event to